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Woman arrested after records show child has 69 unexcused school absences

Latoya Jarvis (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Latoya Jarvis (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A woman whose child has 69 unexcused absences for the school year was arrested Tuesday.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Latoya Jarvis, 30, was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a charge of improper supervision of a minor. Her bond was set at $1,500.

According to the arrest warrant, Jarvis told the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board the child is being home schooled.

However, the document added the proper paperwork was not submitted to officials.

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