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14 Amazing Excuses Kids Have Used To Stay Home From School

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 01.21.2016 | Parents

It's hard enough getting everyone fed, dressed, and out the door in time for school. It's even harder when your kid is spending the whole time thinkin...

Hillary Clinton Just Gave This Kid The Best Excuse To Miss School

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

There's a lot of debate over whether children should miss school for life experiences, but we have a feeling 9-year-old Ollie Olsen will get a free pa...

Joy Resmovits

Is This The Secret To Improving America's Schools?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics

As the debate rages about the best way to fix America's public schools -- from heated rhetoric on the role of standardized testing to wonkier discussi...

A Parental Dilemma: Should Children Miss School For Extended Holidays And Vacations?

Jonathan T. Hoffman | Posted 02.11.2013 | Religion
Jonathan T. Hoffman

Non-traditional travel calls into question whether it is appropriate or acceptable for children to miss school to accommodate travel that can otherwise be undertaken at a time when children are on a break from school.