Dresden Middle School threatens 7th grader w/ suspension & juvenile court due to “non-traditional” hair color which they consider “distracting & disruptive”. Principal Pam Harris pulled Talise Bryant away from other students on Friday Aug. 16, 2012 to inform her that if her black & pink hair was not in compliance w/ school policy on […]
Category: Express Yourself!
Suspended for growing hair to help cancer patients
A charter high school suspended a student for his long hair that he wants to donate to cancer victims. J.T. Gaskins survived leukemia as a child. He refused to brush his hair differently to mask the length. He’s missed five days of classes and the school sends his work home. Much of the focus has […]
Prom cancelled to avoid lesbian couple
A local regimentation center (aka, “public school”) cancelled a prom to avoid letting a lesbian couple attend, with one female hoping to wear a tux. The ACLU threatened to sue the regimentation center. Two female students asked to attend after reading a memo that required one’s date to be of the opposite sex. In every […]
Court approves uniform protest with “Hitler Youth” buttons
Totalitarian, egalitarian, envious school bureaucrats love uniforms. They force everyone to be equal and suppress free expression. Two students, in the fifth and seventh grades, at schools in Bayonne, New Jersey, protested their schools’ new uniform policies by wearing buttons stating “no school uniforms” with a slash through them along with a photo of Hitler […]
Gov school bans skinny jeans, home school doesn’t
An ultra-conservative, Texas government “school” does not allow the latest denim craze: skinny jeans. Administrators at a Kimbrough Middle School in Mesquite gave Seth Chamlee a choice: change into some pants provided by the school or go home. He went home and he’s going to stay there. His mom said, “â€œWeâ€™re going to home schooling. […]
Purple hair and free expression (Update 2)
Government school administrators in a town in Arizona apparently can’t concentrate in the presence of a girl with some purple hair. Other students had no problem concentrating. Her classmates have seen purple t-shirts, purple hand bags, purple dresses, purple eye shadow. Purple hair was not shocking.