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Urbana City School District officials investigating after student was allegedly told her hair was ‘distracting’

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The incident in question involves a 5-year-old student who alleges that the principal at Urbana Elementary School told her “that from here on out she is no longer allowed to wear her hair like this because it’s a distraction.” She said she was told to keep it up in a “ponytail or braided up.”