Q: If I have an expunged misdemeanor, do I need to say yes for the question, "have you been convicted of a misdemeanor" ?
I am applying for my teacher's license in the state of Indiana. About a year ago, I committed a misdemeanor for minor theft. I have expunged it by a lawyer and served community service time at the Salvation Army. I am now applying for my teacher's license. It asks me if I have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor. Should I say yes or no since I have expunged this off my record? I believe teachers work under the government since they work in the public school system and I read that they would be able to find it if this is the case. Should I check yes or no to this question?
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