Truancy Fees

by  , Youth Reporter

Chicago City Council has proposed to enforce new truancy regulations for Chicago school students.

One key problem in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is the large percentage of students ditching school.

The city council states that these new regulations could result in fees ranging from $50-$75 or possible jail time for a parent due to their child’s truancy.

In a first and second offense, parents would be fined but with a third offense, parents could receive jail time.

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