Mother fined for daughter’s school absence

A mother from Solihull has been fined for failing to ensure her child’s school attendance.

The woman was found guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on Wednesday 26th November 2014.

The mother was fined a total of £200, as well as £326 in costs, for a total of 29 unauthorised absences taken by her 14-year-old daughter from Park Hall Academy between 1st May 2014 and 18th July 2014.

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