School Board Questions Proposed Daytime Curfew Ordinance in San Ramon
Danville Patch - almost 5 years
The San Ramon Valley Unified School District decided to delay action on a stronger daytime curfew ordinance coming out of the city of San Ramon until several questions and issues were resolved.
The proposed ordinance from San Ramon is in conjunction with the Contra Costa District Attorney in an effort to reduce student truancy across the county. The new push would put more teeth in what is currently on the books making it a police matter, enforced by fines.
Instead of taking truants under the age of 18 back to the school, the police could detain them. Additionally, fines would be assessed by the parents based on the number of times truant, starting at $100 for the first offense and going up to $500 for the third and any subsequent offenses.
The daytime curfew would be in affect between during the hours when the perspective schools are in session. There are a number of exceptions to the ordinance such as students in private schools, those accompanied by a guardian, various emer
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