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Last updated on 3 April 2018
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Your school is legally entitled to fine parents if their children have poor attendance. Find out about when you can issue a penalty notice, and whether you can challenge LA decisions on penalty notices and prosecutions.

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  1. Schools can issue penalty notices
  2. Issuing a penalty notice
  3. Only LAs can prosecute parents
  4. Can schools challenge an LA's decision?
  5. Research on impact of fines

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