Although the constitution is clear and says, "students do not lose their 1st amendment rights when they enter the school house doors", more and more, in America these privileges only apply to the wealthy.
Ursula Martin is outraged that she has been ordered to cut her 5 year olds hair before he can be admitted into school. They recently moved to Hockley, TX and had no complaints about his hair length at his previous school. She has no intention of cutting his hair and says, "He does not feel like he should have to cut his hair to go to school."
Here is an excerpt of the disticts grooming policy: “The principal of each campus shall apply the grooming code and make all final decisions regarding what is acceptable and appropriate, considering the age and activities of the students. Guidelines and administrative decisions regarding appropriate dress will reflect concern for health and safety of students and the influence of specific dress or grooming on the overall educational climate of the school.
Just a couple days ago, another Texas student, Andrea Hernandez who refused to wear a badge with a radio tag that tracked her movements lost a federal court appeal against her school's ID policy. The new identification policy at the Northside Independent School District (NISD) in San Antonio began at the start of the 2012 school year.
With dress codes, metal detectors and random searches, tracking devices, police, hair mandates and other grooming requirements, nothing is a surprise nowadays. Read an article about how you can stop this outrageous oppression at the following link: http://www.examiner.com/article/education-is-detrimental-to-fighting-for-civil-rights
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