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They -- mother had two kids enrolled here at Monroe elementary school a second and a third grader.
And between the two of them they missed a 116.
Days of school last year.
34 year old -- Wayne -- us was sentenced to 180.
Days in jail.
After pleading guilty to allowing your kids to miss more than 10% of the school year.
It's against California's chronic truancy law apparently spoke with had mixed feelings about the punishment.
Who put her own that you know freeware or something cleanup and -- some pain but I think that's a look he's gonna watch the kids -- she's in -- So yeah I think how many days is a little extreme.
The Kings County school officials don't think so.
The superintendent says -- of -- ignored phone calls and letters warning her of the consequences.
It's a process that takes.
Months -- to get to this point on average -- probably you're making fifteen to twenty calls.
In dealing with the musicians.
It actually received one of those letters.
-- junior high for my other kids.
They had strep throat off and on for about two weeks so they were out of school and then we got the letter.
She provided the school with a doctor's note.
However -- -- did not have a valid excuse for her kids she was arrested nearly two months ago.
And has already served about a quarter percent -- -- -- animation.
-- cussing -- feels the judge should have handed down the maximum sentence of one year in jail.
I would -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I would honestly I mean that I think that's another punishment as I mean that's because I mean a kids' education has really current.
It's your child's teacher hits them -- top right and raised right you know pat I might just be fair.
This is the second time Kings County officials have jailed -- mom for her kids truancy.
Last year at Victoria Jeff was arrested for failing to bring her three kids to school causing them to miss twenty days school officials say right now.
There are a handful of parents in Kings County that may face similar prosecution.
Administrators and prosecutors say they won't hesitate in bringing another parent to justice.
We take attendance very seriously.
And that we really want our kids to -- in school.
Turns out this isn't the first time let us has been arrested she does have a criminal history.
All of the Kings County district attorney's office would not go into.
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