Monday, November 28, 2016
Lakewood BOE to look into out of district students
At the BOE meeting last week a resident asked the board what they are doing about out of district students attending public schools in Lakewood. The claim is that the bi-lingual nature of the Lakewood public school is attractive to outsiders, with students from nearby towns coming to Lakewood schools. Read HERE. The board responded by contracting a address verification firm that will look into the matter and match up all students with the home address they provide upon registering. The numbers simply dont add up, how does enrollment of public school kids keep going up when the community is moving out of Lakewood. There is no set amount but it could be in the hundreds, in addition there may be students who are no longer in the district but still officially enrolled on the books.