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 […]
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. […]
A threat by an Alabama school to discipline an 11-year-old girl for wearing a cross necklace shows why you can’t trust government schools to protect religious freedom, the Libertarian Party said today.
Is it really that hard to learn in a tank top? October 9th started as a normal school day. Students milled about, the bell rang, classes started. No one expected anything. Our drowsy peers sat at their desks, some with more diligence than others, ready for education. The 100, 200, and 300 buildings, though, were […]
Edward Shinkle, a student in Charlotte County, Virginia, recently challenged his high school’s gender-based dress code by wearing his mother’s skirt. The principal and assistant principal immediately forced him to go home and return with traditional male attire. Now Shinkle is fighting back by circulating a petition seeking support for him to wear a skirt […]
Last Friday, Heather Wells and her peers protested their school’s oppressive dress code, which bans tank tops and body piercing. Heather told us that they got, “enormous support with the other people in our school helping out and wearing tank tops, but the administration wasn’t as helpful, to put it mildly.”
Graduation ceremonies are supposed to be a celebration of each student’s individual achievements. Students are not graduated as a group; instead each student receives an individual diploma and a moment of individual recognition during the walk to the podium. It is brief moment but it is personal
The Littleton massacre may prompt your school administrators to ban trenchcoats, black clothing, and dark makeup. However, there is a1969 Supreme Court ruling that protects your right to express yourself with clothing. You also have additional Constitutional rights that provide protection from intolerant administrators.