Clovis Mom Convicted on Truancy Charges

Too many unexcused absences in school puts a Clovis mother on probation.

Amanda Miller was convicted and sentenced today for Failure to Enforce Compulsory School Attendance.

Her daughter had more than 65 unexcused absences from Marshall Middle School.

Miller was sentenced to 182 days of supervised probation, a 16 week parenting program,and $55 in fines.

While a first offense for truancy is not punishable with jail time, a second offense is punishable by six months in jail and a $500 fine.