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Quantess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-12-10 05:57 PM
Response to Reply #24
26. He doesn't have to wear it in a ponytail.
Besides, his hair isn't even that long enough for that.
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  -AlterNet: 4-Year-Old Boy Suspended From School for Months Because His Hair Is 'Too Long' marmar  Jan-12-10 05:23 PM   #0 
  - Why is a 4 yo boy even IN school in the first place?  ddeclue   Jan-12-10 05:27 PM   #1 
  - I was in pre-K when I was 4......  marmar   Jan-12-10 05:28 PM   #2 
  - I'm an old fogey (43) who only attended kindergarten. no pre K in my day.  ddeclue   Jan-12-10 05:32 PM   #9 
     - I'm 47  Horse with no Name   Jan-12-10 05:33 PM   #12 
     - Me, too.  tonysam   Jan-14-10 01:59 PM   #52 
     - There was back in 58, called "nursery school", but was private pay  uppityperson   Jan-13-10 03:39 AM   #40 
  - What century is it again?  NICO9000   Jan-12-10 05:47 PM   #22 
  - There's just never enough conformity for America's Nazis!  FiveGoodMen   Jan-12-10 05:28 PM   #3 
  - It sure seems that way!!  Wind Dancer   Jan-12-10 05:43 PM   #18 
  - flawless summation.  Soylent Brice   Jan-13-10 07:47 AM   #45 
  - He is SOOOO adorable  Horse with no Name   Jan-12-10 05:29 PM   #4 
  - That`s one precious Tater Tot.  democrank   Jan-12-10 05:30 PM   #5 
  - yikes. my boy had hair halfway down his back through the third grade  cali   Jan-12-10 05:30 PM   #6 
  - Suburban Dallas is all I need to know.  alarimer   Jan-12-10 05:31 PM   #7 
  - To be honest  Artie Bucco   Jan-12-10 05:35 PM   #13 
  - Actually Plano has a more progressive code than Dallas  marshall   Jan-12-10 07:29 PM   #33 
  - Yep. This is about petty authority figures concerned with their right to set rules. It's very  struggle4progress   Jan-12-10 09:31 PM   #34 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-12-10 05:31 PM   #8 
  - I demand to know.....  democrank   Jan-12-10 05:32 PM   #10 
  - How can this even be legal?  donco6   Jan-12-10 05:32 PM   #11 
  - My grandfather, circa 1989, about my nephew: "How's he gonna get a JOB with that hair"?  Warren DeMontague   Jan-12-10 05:39 PM   #14 
  - My 70-year old grandfather told me I could never get a job with my hair.  boppers   Jan-13-10 03:23 AM   #39 
  - Tater Tot's hair should be cut.  arcadian   Jan-12-10 05:39 PM   #15 
  - It's his hair.  RedCappedBandit   Jan-12-10 05:40 PM   #16 
  - Wow- Texas, not Florida this time.  depakid   Jan-12-10 05:40 PM   #17 
  - I guessed correctly! How did I just know it would be Texas?  Quantess   Jan-12-10 05:44 PM   #19 
  - GO Tater Tot!! >>>, My brother from another mother!!!  Froward69   Jan-12-10 05:44 PM   #20 
  - The shaved head is more representative of America - which is why long hair is still taboo  GreenMetalFlake   Jan-12-10 05:45 PM   #21 
  - so glad to live where long hair on men isn't in the least taboo  cali   Jan-12-10 05:55 PM   #25 
     - yes-mine hangs down to my naval  GreenMetalFlake   Jan-13-10 05:47 AM   #42 
     - Very rarely has anyone said "boo" to me over mine. Except on the East Coast.  Warren DeMontague   Jan-14-10 01:44 PM   #51 
  - Nothing like public school administrators.  elleng   Jan-12-10 05:47 PM   #23 
  - what??? they can't teach him to do a ponytail?? sounds like teachers who can't  demigoddess   Jan-12-10 05:53 PM   #24 
  - He doesn't have to wear it in a ponytail.  Quantess   Jan-12-10 05:57 PM   #26 
  - their code (or compromise) would allow braids but not a ponyboy tail  hfojvt   Jan-13-10 03:55 AM   #41 
  - WTF? This BS is still around?  Odin2005   Jan-12-10 06:00 PM   #27 
  - School's asking for a massive lawsuit  Jkid   Jan-12-10 06:05 PM   #28 
  - Mom & Dad are not conformists  HippieCowgirl   Jan-12-10 06:09 PM   #29 
  - Such ham-fisted stupidity from a school district is hardly surprising but wholly depressing.  Danger Mouse   Jan-12-10 06:22 PM   #30 
  - The public schools have a mandate to provide an education to every child.  d_r   Jan-12-10 06:40 PM   #31 
  - The boy's hair is as long as his parents want it to be. And if they want  Liquorice   Jan-12-10 06:47 PM   #32 
  - He is totally adorable. And this is beyond stupid for a school to do that.  Jennicut   Jan-12-10 09:35 PM   #35 
  - Wow. Striped clothing is against the rules.  ThomCat   Jan-13-10 02:09 AM   #36 
  - Head, meet desk. nt  Dead_Parrot   Jan-13-10 02:47 AM   #37 
  - My 5 y.o. grandson's hair is about that length: he's trying to grow a ponytail like his daddy has...  Hekate   Jan-13-10 03:10 AM   #38 
  - The story is frustrating  Dorian Gray   Jan-13-10 05:54 AM   #43 
  - That's "long hair"?  HughBeaumont   Jan-13-10 07:42 AM   #44 
  - Ridiculous. He looks like any boy child star of the '70s or '80s  Canuckistanian   Jan-13-10 08:45 AM   #46 
  - Hell, I had longer hair that that in 1974 in the 4th grade  Stuckinthebush   Jan-13-10 08:57 AM   #47 
  - He looks like the toddler version of Jack Black.  semillama   Jan-13-10 09:00 AM   #48 
  - The school should be sued. n/t  FourScore   Jan-13-10 09:03 AM   #49 
  - The Texas Taliban strike again!  tekisui   Jan-13-10 09:04 AM   #50 
  - No zippers or snaps  blueamy66   Jan-14-10 02:16 PM   #53 

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