Fined for being late to school? Good!

*Warning. Warning. Rant Alert. Rant Alert*  Last week it was all over the news and social media about two schools in Milton Keynes who were planning to fine children (or rather their parents) for being late for school . . . Now this article, in true Daily Mail style, is somewhat inflammatory in my opinion – the dramatic headline of “Headteacher imposes £60 fines on EACH parent if their child is a few minutes late for school . . . with a find DOUBLING to £120 if not paid within 21 days” is of course designed to to draw you in and get your back up.  How dare they fine parents for not getting their children to school on time. Isn’t fining them for taking holidays in term time enough? On face value it sounds pretty unfair doesn’t it – fined for being a few minutes late?  What about if…

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