Police Arrest Parents
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Sacramento Police and Sacramento school officials say the time for excuses is over. That's why officers fanned out Tuesday morning with 29 arrest warrants to serve on parents of students who regularly skip school.
Investigators say the parents targeted in the sweep have ignored repeated phone calls and meetings to talk about their children's difficulty in making it to classes.
Authorities say they've heard all of the excuses but now it's time to make sure parents know they have a responsibility to keep their children in school and to make sure they get an education.