Clovis woman sentenced for letting kids be truant

CNJ staff A 32-year-old Clovis woman whose three elementary school children missed school more than 20 times each last year has been sentenced to a parenting class and ordered to make sure the children are in class. Court records show she pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of failure to enforce compulsory school attendance and […]

Mother convicted in truancy case

Clovis, NM – Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matthew Chandler announced today that Edwina Armijo, age 31, pled guilty and was sentenced today for knowingly and allowing her 12 year old child to become habitually truant from school.

Truant teens targeted

Helena Rodriguez: Freedom Newspapers New Mexico students who frequently skip school could lose their driving privileges and even be arrested under a new truancy law. The new statute gives more leverage to the state in situations where the parents of a student age 15 or older are doing their part to get their child to […]