Our Kids' Hair Isn't Safe in School

We send our kids to school every day, hoping that they'll be able to learn and prosper in a safe, nurturing environment. Of course, there's always the threat of bullying from classmates, but these days, parents should be more concerned about protecting their children's hair from their teachers... Here's what you had to say: Allie commented: "This is not at all surprising to me. A year and a half ago, a high school in my hometown suspended all of the African-American males who wore dreads, braids or twists, claiming that they were 'gang-related' hair styles." Jamie wrote: "All academic institutions have a dress code in place. If hair grooming is not noted in the policy, then the teachers should not have administrative rights to do as they please."


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