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 Parents without a valid drivers license or social security number are not allowed to volunteer at CMS schools. The school system requires any volunteers present a valid drivers license or social security number.

Some parents feel excluded as if they can't be a part of their children's school activities. Estella Hernandez has sons who attend CMS schools. She is wants to volunteer and watch her children succeed at school, but isn't allowed.

Hernandez is spearheading an effort to convince CMS to change their rules. She said she is willing to show her passport and even be fingerprinted. But says it's essential for her to go on field trips and take part in class activities with her kids.

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