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Texas School Board Keeps Grooming Code That Led To Suspension Of Black Students


The students — cousins Kaden Bradford and De’Andre Arnold — wear their hair in long dreadlocks. But Barbers Hill Independent School District, just east of Houston, forbids male students from keeping their hair at a length “below the top of a t-shirt collar, below the eyebrows, or below the ear lobes,” according to the district’s Student Handbook.