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VIDEO: Are term-time absence fines fair?

The fining of parents for removing their children from school during term time is to be challenged in a test case.
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Truancy falls as fines increase

Record numbers of parents in England have been issued with truancy fines, as the number of pupils persistently missing school falls, data shows.
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AUDIO: Hotel offers to pay term time fines

Hotelier Lee Quince defends his offer to reimburse school fines if families book holidays with his company in term time.
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Drop parent truancy fines, say AMs

Plans to fine parents of children regularly absent from school up to £120 should be dropped, an inquiry by assembly members concludes.
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Parents of truants to face fines

Parents of children who are regular school truants are to be fined up to £120 from September, says the Welsh government.
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Call for illegal exclusion fines

Schools should be heavily fined if they falsify registers to cover up illegal exclusions, the children’s commissioner for England, Maggie Atkinson, says.
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Exam boards face fines for blunders

Tough new powers to fine exam boards millions of pounds for GCSE and A-level blunders came into force yesterday.




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Exam boards face fines for errors

Exam boards could be fined for mistakes in test papers under new powers granted to the exams regulator Ofqual.
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VIDEO: Schools face fines for non-readers

Schools should be fined if their students leave without being able to read and write at an age-appropriate level, a report into the aftermath of the England riots has suggested.
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Universities get record fines for over-recruiting students

Universities have suffered record fines for over-recruiting students last September, as applicants rushed to avoid tuition fees of up to £9,000 a year.




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