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    Should schools have the authority to dictate student's hair styles?

    Public schools.
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    Re: Should schools have the authority to dictate student's hair styles?

    I'll say no. But the youth these days does some crazy things, so there may be some new hair trend arise that may be worth not allowing or something. I don't know. Kids.
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    Re: Should schools have the authority to dictate student's hair styles?

    Short of not allowing kids to shave inappropriate words in their hair, no.

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    Re: Should schools have the authority to dictate student's hair styles?

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Should schools have the authority to dictate student's hair styles?

    Public schools.
    Within reason, yes.

    If we're talking a hairstyle that is a major distraction and/or a danger to other students, I could see the point.

    Not sure how a hairstyle could be a danger to other students, but you never know...
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    Re: Should schools have the authority to dictate student's hair styles?

    Unless there is an extreme exception, no. I am assuming you're referring to the incident which seemed to be a strange reminder of Indian Boarding Schools of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, right?
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    Re: Should schools have the authority to dictate student's hair styles?

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Should schools have the authority to dictate student's hair styles?

    Public schools.
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    Re: Should schools have the authority to dictate student's hair styles?

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Should schools have the authority to dictate student's hair styles?

    Public schools.
    Not withstanding a school uniform, schools should have the authority to dictate student's hair styles only in so far as the hair style is a disruption to the learning environment. This naturaly has to be handled on a case-by-case basis.

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    Re: Should schools have the authority to dictate student's hair styles?

    My son showed up to my house one day with half of his head shaved and the other half dyed purple. I have never seen such a stupid looking example of the human race in all my life. I guess it went with the bolts through his nose.
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    Re: Should schools have the authority to dictate student's hair styles?

    We should make them all get Kim Jong haircuts.

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    Re: Should schools have the authority to dictate student's hair styles?

    as a general matter, no. But if some kid comes to school with three feet of hair sticking in all directions obstructing other students' views of the blackboard, then yes.

    I do think teachers have every right to criticize wild hair styles as unprofessional, though. That's part of the student's education. For First Amendment reasons, they can't ban it without good reason, though.
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