TEEN-AGER TESTS STATE DROPOUT LAW

A teen-age father-to-be who lost his license for dropping out of school is mounting the first court challenge to the law. Michael Means, 17, is suing to have West Virginia's first-in-the-nation antitruancy law declared unconstitutional.

Under the law passed last summer, students under 18 who miss more than 10 consecutive days of school or have 15 unexcused absences lose their driving privileges.

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