by Sheila Gardner
Nevada Appeal News Service

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March 5, 2010
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Makeup artist ordered to get 13-year-old to school

Makeup artist Kandee Johnson faces 90 days in Douglas County Jail if she fails to make sure that her now 13-year-old son attends middle school.

Johnson pleaded guilty Wednesday in East Fork Justice Court to contributing to her son's educational neglect.

In exchange for her guilty plea, the district attorney's office dropped a charge of child endangerment in connection with the same child.

East Fork Justice Jim EnEarl sentenced Johnson to 90 days, suspended, and fined her $130.

Prosecutor Karen Dustman said Johnson had received a half-dozen letters from the school about her son's multiple absences.

Even if Johnson has …

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