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Originally posted by hoochymama
reply to post by KeliOnyx
See, you say "all we know is that she was truant". False. We know the following as well:
Honor Role Student (read the article) Raising Siblings (read the article) Putting a Sibling through College (read the article) Working Full Time (read the article) Working Part Time (read the article) TIRED AS HELL AS A 17 YR OLD (read the article)
Originally posted by KeliOnyx
reply to post by hoochymama
I see perfectly well what you think. And I am sorry the rules have to apply to everyone equally period. Just because she does this, that and the other for whatever reason doesn't give her access to the special privileges club. I completely understand that it sucks, because she is trying but the law applies to all or it applies to no one. She was given multiple chances and time to figure out how to stop the truancy and decided the rules didn't apply to her for whatever reason. All the other things she has had to deal with she managed to handle responsibly, yet somehow she couldn't figure out how to not get caught in public during school hours?
I look back at my trouble making days, and the leniency with which I was treated, almost seems like a slap in the face of this girl!
Originally posted by hadriana
In a free country, I don't like truancy laws, and I don't like curfews.
Not sure what else to say, but we really gotta quit saying America is a free country.
Originally posted by redrose123
reply to post by RealSpoke
In Texas the legal age to drop out of school is 16. It is mandatory to attend school between the age of 6 to age 16. You can legally quit school you can not be truant from school. More BS laws. She is jail because wh wanted to continue her education.
None of this matters. Either the rules apply to every student equally or they apply to none.