More Doncaster parents fined for term-time holidays

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Doncaster is near the top of the league for issuing fines to parents who take children out of school for holidays in term time.

The number of fines issued to parents for their children’s absence from school has risen by around 70% since term-time holidays were banned last year, a BBC survey of local councils in England has found.

Just under 64,000 fines were handed out between September and July, compared to 37,650 in the previous academic year, the research found.

 

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