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#Truancy

# truancy - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Penalties for parents who fail to send children to school are 'totally inadequate', judge claims
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Penalties for parents who fail to send children to school are 'totally inadequate', judge claims

Jan 17th 2019, 6:15 AM 13,224 Views 0 Comments

Penalty for the offence on first conviction is a fine of up to €1,000 and a possible one-month sentence.

# truancy - Monday 9 April, 2018

Father sentenced to a month in jail after son missed at least 243 days of school in three years
# Absenteeism
# Absenteeism

Father sentenced to a month in jail after son missed at least 243 days of school in three years

Apr 9th 2018, 4:51 PM 29,500 Views 0 Comments

The man’s wife was also fined.

# truancy - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Father who brought daughter to Disney World during school year loses British Supreme Court case
# Truancy
# Truancy

Father who brought daughter to Disney World during school year loses British Supreme Court case

Apr 6th 2017, 11:58 AM 21,327 Views 22 Comments

In today’s Supreme Court judgment, justices unanimously agreed that the word ‘regularly’ means “in accordance with the rules prescribed by the school”.

# truancy - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Mother who claimed she was homeschooling truant son for a year is spared jail
# Courts
# Courts

Mother who claimed she was homeschooling truant son for a year is spared jail

Dec 13th 2016, 3:18 PM 12,962 Views 12 Comments

The woman had not come to court on eight dates.

# truancy - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Child benefit will NOT be linked to school attendance
# U-turn
# U-turn

Child benefit will NOT be linked to school attendance

May 25th 2016, 4:49 PM 12,001 Views 68 Comments

Leo Varadkar doesn’t think it would help.

# truancy - Monday 16 March, 2015

# truancy - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Poll: should parents be allowed take children out of school for holidays?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: should parents be allowed take children out of school for holidays?

Oct 27th 2012, 10:20 AM 14,761 Views 149 Comments

The Education Minister says no but what do you think?