Results for - Fined For Tardiness

2,196 voters participated in this survey

1. Do you have children in school?

Yes
24%
503 votes
No
76%
1,597 votes

2. How often are your kids late for school?

Never
14%
295 votes
Just a few times a year.
8%
173 votes
About once a month.
2%
45 votes
About once a week.
2%
34 votes
Daily.
1%
20 votes
I'm not sure.
1%
28 votes
n/a
71%
1,499 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
6 votes

3. If your kids are late a moderate to frequent amount, who is most to blame?

Myself
7%
157 votes
My partner/The other parent
2%
51 votes
The child
5%
115 votes
no one
3%
55 votes
n/a
81%
1,703 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
19 votes

4. Winter Gardens Academy is a primary school in Essex England which has recently announced that they will be issuing fines to the parents of chronically late children. Parents could be fined sixty pounds for being late. If they not pay within 21 days, the fine will double. After 28 days, they can be prosecuted. Do you think this sounds fair?

Yes
36%
761 votes
No
64%
1,339 votes

5. School officials say that attendance is important to getting funds necessary to run the school. But parents complain that this is going too far. They say a lot of the parents at that school are single, working moms who struggle to get their kids to school daily. Would this policy be a problem for you?

Yes
17%
358 votes
No
25%
516 votes
Undecided
9%
187 votes
Not Applicable
49%
1,039 votes
01/14/2017 Parenting 2196 31 By: MamaV1776
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