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Daytime Curfew

Los Angeles moves haltingly toward ending fines for truancy

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.11.2012 | Los Angeles
The Center for Public Integrity

By Susan Ferriss, iWatch NewsLOS ANGELES -- Fifteen-year-old Juan Carlos Amezcua was just five minutes late for school, and already at the corner by...

Students: Go To Class, Or Get Fined Up To $500 [VIDEO]

Posted 09.12.2011 | Education

Concord schools' message to students: stop skipping class or pay up. Keeping kids off the streets and in class has become such a problem for police...

LAPD Stops Arresting Kids on Their Way to School

Eric Sapp | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Eric Sapp

Imagine that you're running late to school. You hear the late bell ring just as you're approaching campus, but you're met by a squad of police officers, who detain you and give you a daytime curfew ticket.