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Laurie DeWitt/The Gazette
Jeff Sukkasem, a Bethesda resident, with his attorney Patrick Hoover at the Davis Public Library, where Sukkasem has been studying because Montgomery County Public Schools won't grant him a waiver for the school's $14,000 tuition. Sukkasem, a U.S. citizen living with a legal guardian in the county, argues that he should have the right to attend public school for free. But the school system counters that there is no hardship preventing Sukkasem from attending school in Thailand, where his parents live.