Rochel Albertson
Rochel Albertson

I think we need proper assessment of how a child learns. Many don't do well under the current system. If we had the resourses to evaluate a childs abilities and cared what actually interested them then you could set a system of basic studies and after that apprenticeships for those who need skills but are likely to leave the main stream education without anything to fall back on. This is why all these on line Universities are raking in the cash and delivering sub standard graduates. High...

I think we need proper assessment of how a child learns. Many don't do well under the current system. If we had the resourses to evaluate a childs abilities and cared what actually interested them then you could set a system of basic studies and after that apprenticeships for those who need skills but are likely to leave the main stream education without anything to fall back on. This is why all these on line Universities are raking in the cash and delivering sub standard graduates. High school dropouts looking for a condensed form of anything they can use to compete in the job market.

Marie Kelly
Marie Kelly

what a ridiculous rule. insane!

Barbara Tomczak
Barbara Tomczak

The whole system is sick!-This must be changed!-World is watching what is happening in Texas!

Noor Noorahmad
Noor Noorahmad

عليه افضل الصلاة والسلام يا حبيبى يا رسول الله يا محمد اسمك يا محمد نور كل الاسامى بعدك يا محمد مفيش رسول تانى يا مدثر يا مزمل يا طه يا يس يا محمود فى السماء يا محمد يا هادى يا امين يا بشره من رب العالمين.

Carlos Antônio Aglio Henriques

Não é justo que crianças e adolescentes sejam obrigados a estudar e até ser presos por falta de frequência escolar....isso não é crime...é necessidade...abaixo este estatuto!
Direito a liberdade!
Mais condições de vida e emprego justo a todos!

Nathan Sanders
Nathan Sanders

My friend was in jail for 6 days as a 17 year old....for missing 15 days of school...in 8 months. His circumstances were rather unfortunate and disabled him from being able to attend school sometimes. The Texas justice system is completely archaic in its treatment of minor offences. They are often on the same level as serious crimes which people should actually go to jail for.

Pearl McLaughlin
Pearl McLaughlin

In North Carolina, children who are 16 can drop out of school without parental consent. Do kids who are 16 know what they want to do with their life? Many become dropouts and end up on welfare. I don't believe they should be allowed to drop out. and taking away their driver's license isn't much of a punishment.

Carole Best
Carole Best

Depending on reasons foe missing. If a trouble maker or just jerking around then a little jail/fine might do good.

Jorge Torres
Jorge Torres

"Under Texas law, students can only have 10 unexcused absences in a six-month period before the school files a complaint in court. Tens of thousands of other Texan students are also becoming victims of the criminal justice system for violating school attendance policies. Worst of all, those most affected are low-income families whose financial struggles can contribute to their children’s attendance problems. This Draconian method is clearly not the right approach to keeping kids in school....

"Under Texas law, students can only have 10 unexcused absences in a six-month period before the school files a complaint in court. Tens of thousands of other Texan students are also becoming victims of the criminal justice system for violating school attendance policies. Worst of all, those most affected are low-income families whose financial struggles can contribute to their children’s attendance problems. This Draconian method is clearly not the right approach to keeping kids in school. Instead the current truancy laws are leading to the unjust convictions of underprivileged students like Diane.

As the Texas Judicial Council, we're asking that you repeal the part of the Texas education code that gives states the right to incarcerate its students."

Rue McDowell
Rue McDowell

The mother and dad are the one's that need to be arrested not the child.

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