Fined for skipping lessons

Thousands of parents fined for their child's truancy

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  1. Tom Savvides

Truancy fines

More parents in Kent have been fined for keeping their children off school than anywhere else in the country. Latest truancy figures reveal that 3,455 penalty notices were issued in the county last year. Tom Savvides talks to Headteacher Nigel Utton and Sean Tipton from ABTA.

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