Kids Taken Out of School for Vacation; Parents Fined

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Parents in England were taken to court and ordered to pay a fine after they took their children out of school for a vacation.

According to TheGuardian.com, traveling during the summer break wasn’t an option for the family because of work commitments.

The children, ages 15, 13 and 6, missed a week of class last fall.

TheGuardian.com reported a Department of Education spokesperson said poor attendance can be very damaging to a child’s performance.

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