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Shelton High School

No Straps, No Service: When Censorship Goes Too Far

Neel Swamy | Posted 05.15.2015 | Education
Neel Swamy

I cannot fathom the idea that while males have a certain degree of freedom in their physical expression, female students of all ages are constantly sent home for "distractions" ranging from pink hair to nose piercings to strapless prom dresses.

WATCH: James Tate, Conn. Student Once Barred From Prom, Gets Big Night

AP | Posted 08.05.2011 | New York

SHELTON, Conn. -- A Connecticut teen who was briefly barred from prom for his over-the-top invitation to his date finally got to go. Shelton High S...

School Reverses Decision: Student Banned From Prom For Romantic Gesture Can Now Attend

AP | Posted 07.14.2011 | Education

SHELTON, Conn. -- A Connecticut high school headmaster has reversed her decision to ban a student from the prom after he broke school rules by hanging...

WATCH: High Schooler Banned From Prom For Romantic Gesture

Posted 07.11.2011 | Education

UPDATE: Despite a worldwide storm of media attention, Shelton High School Headmaster Beth Smith said in a public statement Thursday afternoon that she...