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The fines double to pounds 100 if not paid within 28 days and are a last resort before legal action the authorities can take against parents whose kids play truant.
A mother who admitted letting her children play truant more than 300 times in six months was spared jail yesterday.
Despite getting into trouble with truancy officers and the police, Becky continued to play truant for about 18 months.
Controversial on-the-spot fines for the parents of children who repeatedly play truant are set to be introduced in Worcestershire in a bid to clamp down on school absence.
A MIDLAND mum could become only the second parent in Britain to be jailed for allowing their child to play truant - after keeping her 13 year-old daughter off school for more than TWO years.
LAWYERS acting for a mother who was jailed for allowing her children to play truant from school will today seek her release from custody.
3) Remind your child that it's the law they have to go to school - and that YOU could end up in trouble if they play truant.
We're not suggesting that's the best way to deal with the 6000 kids who play truant on the average school day.
CHILDREN who wear glasses are being bullied at school, causing some to play truant to avoid playground taunts.
A WOMAN could face a two-month jail sentence after allowing her son to play truant.
The fines double to pounds 100 if not paid within 28 days and are a last resort before taking legal action against parents whose children continue to play truant.