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Should children be allowed to go on holiday in term-time?

September 12th, 2007

Episode 3 of 1744 episodes

The case of a father who refused to pay a 120 fine for taking his daughter on an unauthorised term-time holiday is due to be heard by the High Court. The Today programme spoke to both the father, Jon Platt, and Patsy Kane, executive headteacher of Whalley Range and Levenshulme High Schools in Manchester. (Image: Credit: )

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