Refusal to attend school is understood to mean a recurring or prolonged and usually unexcused absence from class. Occasional truancy can also be school refusal.
Refusal to attend school is an administrative offence punishable by a fine of up to 1000 euros.
Parents who do not ensure that underage pupils regularly attend classes can also act in an irregular manner.
The action against school refusal is the task of the school in cooperation with the regulatory authority, the youth welfare offices and possibly also the family courts.
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.