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Weird School Bans

Hair Healing for All the Little Tianas

Jessica Joseph | Posted 11.09.2013 | Black Voices
Jessica Joseph

Mothers, tanties and teachers: It breaks my heart to tell you this but you unknowingly slipped something toxic in your home-cooked chicken soup for the soul and fed it to your daughters and granddaughters. You told us that in order to enter woman-hood and embrace all the beauty that comes with it, we must undergo a painful rite of passage called the chemical relaxer, perm or hot comb.

Preschool Bans Imaginary Superhero Play?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.24.2013 | Parents

Superheros may no longer be making appearances in this preschool classroom. An unnamed preschool recently sent home a notice to parents, explaining...

7 Ridiculous Things Schools Have Banned This Year | Posted 10.22.2012 | Parents

Written by Joslyn Gray for Gosh, we like to ban things. In recent years, we've seen schools ban everything from Silly Bandz and skinny je...

New Jersey Middle School A 'No Hugging' Zone

AP | Posted 05.23.2012 | Education

ABERDEEN TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- A New Jersey school superintendent says there's no policy against hugging in the district, and says the issue of middle sch...

The 17 Weirdest Things Schools Have Banned (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Schools have a responsibility to protect their students, but when it comes to things like silly bandz and pogs, we wonder just how much protection kid...