New Hampshire parents could face criminal charges for kids playing hooky

When students play hooky in Rochester, N.H., their parents could be the ones getting a tarnished permanent record, the Huffington Post reports. Rochester police have announced that beginning Jan. 1, parents could face criminal charges or hefty fines of up to $1,000 if their children are chronically late or absent from school. The city will also offer a "diversion program" if parents do not want to pay the
Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources

  • Want to share a great resource? Let us know at