Atlanta Public Schools  is investigating allegations that Grady High School’s football team recruited about 20 athletes who faked their home addresses so they could play at the Midtown school, according to a report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The team’s head coach, Ronnie Millen Sr., has been transferred because of the investigation, and parents who signed affidavits swearing they were telling the truth about their children’s home addresses could potentially face criminal charges, said Superintendent Erroll Davis.

“We depend on the integrity of parents who have an ethical obligation to the district to provide accurate addresses to the district,” Davis said Monday as he announced the investigation. “However, our commitment to ethics is higher than any individual program.”

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Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.