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    Question: Can I be arrested for not going to school?

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    It is against the law for anyone between the ages of six and sixteen to not attend school. However, there are some exceptions through excused absences, home school, etc. Even if you miss just one class period without an excuse, you are considered truant.

    If you miss school a lot (5 days, unexcused) you are considered to be habitually truant (A.R.S. § 15-803). An attendance officer can enforce this law. The officer can give you a ticket requiring you and a parent to appear before an official of the court. (A.R.S. § 15-805) If you are habitually truant you could be put on probation, have your driver's license taken away, or have to attend counseling or educational classes. (A.R.S. § 8-323)


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    On 06/21/07
    from AL said:
    i agree with the whole being able to wear watever u want to, but has anyone ever noticed how the ban satanic clothing because it is offensive to the other religions in the school? they allow ppl to wear shirts that say "WWJD" and stuff like that, did they ever think it would offend other pll of a different religion? my point being if they are going to ban one religion, shouldnt they ban all of them so it doesnt look like they are discriminating ppl?
    On 06/05/07
    TiAA from FL said:
    BTW iM BRiTiSH && i THiNK THAT SKoOL iS GoOD iN A WAY BUTT WE SHOULD BE ABLE TO WEAR WHAT WE WANT && EXSPESHALLY WHEN THE BELL GOES FOR HOMETIME i FEEL PRESSURED TO MUCH THEY SHOULD LAY OFF A BIT LET KIDS HAVE THERE FREEDOM OR THE ATTITUDEE WILL GET WORSE
    On 03/26/07
    jan from AZ said:
    It is against the law for anyone between the ages of six and sixteen to not attend school. However, there are some exceptions through excused absences, home school, etc. Even if you miss just one class period without an excuse, you are considered truant. Even if people get away with it, it is still against the law.
    On 03/19/07
    Jamee from CA said:
    School police only enforces the Truancy Law on certain people. My brother only went to school for like 1 year and he received plenty or truancy letters and my mom didn't get sent to jail or anything of the sort.
    On 02/23/07
    Dani from FL said:
    Unless your 16 years of age or older, you have to go to school. If you don't your parents can be arrested. Once your 16, you can dropout.
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