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play truant

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to fail to attend on purpose

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one who is absent from school without permission

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someone who shirks duty

absent without permission

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Teachers report kids who regularly play truant to the authorities, who can then give out fines.
Now the city council is considering prosecuting her mother Susan for letting her play truant.
Teachers report kids who play truant on a regular basis to the authorities, who can then give out fines.
We are adamant about tackling this, and will prosecute those parents who allow their children to play truant, reiterating the message that interrupted education does have an impact on learning.
ONE fifth of 15-year-olds play truant because of concerns over their appearance, says research out today.
LAWYERS acting for a mother who was jailed for allowing her children to play truant from school will today seek her release from custody.
PARENTS of children who persistently commit crimes or play truant from school could face the loss of child benefit in a new Government crackdown on juvenile offenders.
A HEADMASTER is to force pupils who play truant or miss too many classes to pay to take their exams.
SCHOOL bullying forces 20,000 pupils to play truant every day, according to a report out yesterday.
Those ideas haven't worked so we now have the announcement of some sort of targeted prosecution process for the parents of kids who persistently play truant.
If they play truant or their work takes a downturn, parents are informed - instantly.
The figure for those who did not play truant was just five per cent.
CHILDREN in Wales play truant for two-and-a-half days on average each school year, official figures have shown.
A SHOCKING number of children who play truant or are expelled from school for persistent bad behaviour become involved in serious crime, latest Government figures reveal.