Mom of Autistic Son Facing Jail Time for Tardies

Posted February 9th, 2012 by Mattfree88

Mom of Autistic Son Facing Jail Time for Tardies

A Michigan mother of an autistic boy faces up to three months in jail after a truancy charge stemming from more than a hundred separate incidents of absences and tardiness over the last few years.

Andria Candice Black, 27, has been charged with the misdemeanor offense after officials of the Fitzgerald Public School and Macomb Intermediate School Districts stated that her son, 7-year-old J’Rez Tarrant, was prevalently absent or tardy. The officials also claim he arrived without notification at Westview Elementary School, according to The Macomb Daily.

Yeah, this makes a lot of

Brandon.W 3 years 34 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago

Yeah, this makes a lot of sense. Instead of helping this single mom the authorities want to put her in jail and then where will this poor autistic child be. Maybe a little compassion and assistance is in order.

Sometimes the things that we hear about the customer service when it comes to parents and the school system can really make you wonder what they are thinking.

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