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Penalties for parents who fail to send children to school are 'totally inadequate', judge claims
Father sentenced to a month in jail after son missed at least 243 days of school in three years
Father who brought daughter to Disney World during school year loses British Supreme Court case
Mother who claimed she was homeschooling truant son for a year is spared jail
Child benefit will NOT be linked to school attendance
Poll: should parents be allowed take children out of school for holidays?