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.Skip to next paragraph
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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.