He also will get physical with his mother when she tries to make him go to school or do anything. She is a single mom and really struggling.
Sounds like they could benefit from family therapy. Ncamft.org for North Carolina
Make a Dr appointment take him. And if that dont work drive him to police station and tell tge cop. They will scare him
The rule in our house is that you have to go to school and if you really are sick the nurse will call and send you home. She hates that rule because she’ll do anything to make herself have a fever. But we are trying to show her that school is her job and you can’t call in sick whenever you want.