News briefing: Father loses term-time absence case
Thursday 6 April 2017 11:22 AM
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Jon Platt, who was fined for taking his daughter on a holiday during term time, has lost his legal case against the penalty. The Supreme Court judge ruled that parents need to abide by expectations set by schools and LAs regarding absence from school. The DfE has welcomed the ruling.
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