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.
Amber Cole was punished by administrators of Eagleton Elementary School for dyeing her hair pink. Here is a poem that she wrote about her fight for free expression.
Update Kent McNew, the blue-haired student who was suspended shortly after Columbine, settled his lawsuit against his government school. He can now return for his senior year at Surry County High School. The school probably realized that Kent would win and decided to minimize legal costs by allowing him to return to school, paying for […]