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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 play truant on a regular basis to the authorities, who can then give out fines.
Now the city council is considering prosecuting her mother Susan for letting her play truant.
A WOMAN could face a two-month jail sentence after allowing her son to play truant.
The fines double to pounds 100 if not paid within 28 days and are a last resort before legal action the authorities can take against parents whose kids play truant.
It is hoped the crackdown can also address the reasons children play truant.
A woman jailed twice for allowing her daughter to play truant said yesterday she would go to school with her to ensure it did not happen again.
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.
CHILDREN in Wales play truant for two-and-a-half days on average each school year, official figures have shown.
One minute we are locking up parents if their kids play truant.
CHILDREN who wear glasses are being bullied at school, causing some to play truant to avoid playground taunts.
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.