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TEEN SUSPENDED FOR GOOD DEED

Posted by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 5:45 PM
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Teen Suspended from School Over Good Deed
By Circle of Moms Editors - Feb 1, 2012


Source: FOX via Huffington Post

Has there ever been a rule you wish your child's school would reconsider?

Michigan mom Christa Plante is up in arms over her teen's suspension from school for his long hair. And it's not because she wants her son to have more fashion freedom; it's because she wants him to be able to complete the good deed he's set his heart on. J.T. is 17 and a leukemia survivor, and he's growing his hair so that he can donate it to another child who has lost hair as a result of cancer treatment.

J.T. has promised to cut his hair as soon as it's long enough to donate to Locks of Love, a non-profit which provides confidence boosts to kids fighting cancer by giving them realistic-looking hairpieces. He's also promised to provide the School Board with a certificate proving he made the donation. Still, the School Board's spokesman explained that they do not want to change their policy under pressure.

Read the whole story (Huffington Post)

With light and love

by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 5:45 PM
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Jaxmomof2600
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 5:47 PM

Sometimes these school rules are unbelievable.

Lunarprancer
by Betsy on Feb. 12, 2012 at 5:49 PM
Quoting Jaxmomof2600:

Sometimes these school rules are unbelievable.


Right? So a kid is wanting to do something nice and is being punished for it.

With light and love

Caitlin10081989
by Ruby Member on Feb. 12, 2012 at 5:54 PM

The teen should not be suspended for what he is doing. 

shadow_lark
by Gold Member on Feb. 12, 2012 at 5:56 PM
Wow...that's just ridiculous
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Mommavieve
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 5:56 PM
Is it a public school?
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TarotMommy
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 5:58 PM
That is just ridiculous of the school board especially considering the circumstances.
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Kristen1010
by Silver Member on Feb. 12, 2012 at 6:42 PM
Is hair length a part of their dress code @ his school?

I know my boys have one at their schools...
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laranadtony
by Emerald Member on Feb. 12, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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That is not right.None of my kids have done anything that great.

Stacey got suspended in high school because some girl started her period and it was all over her pants and he took off his top shirt and told her to tie it around her waist.They suspended him for being out of uniform.I did NOT punish him for getting suspended.

JulyBabies
by Platinum Member on Feb. 12, 2012 at 6:45 PM
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I think it's bullshit for a school to have any say in the hair length of any person, good deed or not

AjsMom0508
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 6:45 PM
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If hair length is part of the dress code I'm not seeing the issue.

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