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School chiefs in Swindon have been told to slap fines on parents or even put them in jail if their children play truant from school.
But only pupils who meet academic targets and do not play truant will get tickets.
Ultimately, it is up to parents and teachers to ensure children do not play truant.
Athy pupils will no longer be able to play truant and hope to get away with it, following the introduction of Ireland's first high tech electronic register.
The report also reveals police and education officers were often the target of verbal abuse from the parents who were caught allowing their children to play truant.
A police spokesman said he was angry over being expelled from school after forging a doctor's note as an excuse to stay off school and play truant.
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They will also face tougher penalties if their children regularly play truant, the Sunday Mirror can reveal.
Magistrates have the power to give prison sentences to parents who let their children play truant.
Parents can be hit with fixed penalty notices and fines if their children play truant.
I AM most interested to see the Prime Minister intends to cut the benefits of parents of children who regularly play truant.
A mother who admitted letting her children play truant more than 300 times in six months was spared jail yesterday.
In nearby Lancashire, youngsters looked after by Manchester, Stockport and Rochdale councils are all more likely to play truant than all schoolchildren in those boroughs.
I CAN'T believe the story about kids who play truant being allowed to have a two-hour horse riding lesson at Barn-ston Riding Centre, costing pounds 25 each.
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