Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Kindergarten Boy Suspended From School For Mohawk Haircut

Cleveland Charter School Suspends Boy
Kid's Mom Responsible For Haircut

A kindergarten student with a freshly spiked Mohawk has been suspended from school.

Michelle Barile, the mother of 6-year-old Bryan Ruda, said nothing in the Parma Community School handbook prohibits the haircut, characterized by closely shaved sides with a strip of prominent hair on top. The school said the hair was a distraction for other students.

"I understand they have a dress code. I understand he has a uniform. But this is total discrimination," she said. "They can't tell me how I can cut his hair."
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