07 Jan '12, 6pm

Mother Faces Jail For Autistic Son's Absences | Care2 Causes

Mother Faces Jail For Autistic Son's Absences | Care2 Causes

27-year-old Andria Candice Black could face jail time because her son, 7-year-old J’Rez Tarrant, who is autistic, has been late to school or absent numerous times in recent years. Administrators in the Fitzgerald Public Schools and Macomb Intermediate School District in Michigan have accused Black of a misdemeanor offense, saying that J’Rez was chronically late or absent. According to the Macomb Daily , Black only provided a medical note for one of those days. Violating the Michigan Compulsory School Attendance Act can mean a sentence of two to 90 days in jail. Deano Ware, one of Black’s lawyers, has accused the school district of being “‘heavy handed’” in seeking the charge against her. The legal charges are “‘not going to solve anything,’” Ware underscored after his client’s trial on Thursday was postponed. Ware contends that the school district has unfairly added up J’R...

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Ask DIRECTV to Pull Its Anti-Wolf Ad | Care2 Ca...

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