Skip to comments.Boy with long hair may leave school
Posted on 01/15/2010 8:47:40 AM PST by JoeProBono
MESQUITE, Texas, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The parents of a Texas 4-year-old whose hair was declared a violation of school dress code said they may remove him from the school.
Ian Halprin, a spokesman for Mesquite Independent School District, said Wednesday Taylor Pugh -- who has been receiving one-on-one instruction in the Floyd Elementary School library since his hair was declared a violation of district dress code late last year -- could be placed in in-school suspension or in the school office and lose his individual instruction as early as next week, The Dallas Morning News reported Thursday.
The boy's parents, Delton Pugh and Elizabeth Taylor, said in response they may simply keep the boy home from his pre-kindergarten class. They said they have no intention of cutting the boy's hair.
District dress code guidelines do not allow for boys to wear hair long enough to reach past their shirt collars.
"If he's not supervised, if he's not learning, there's no reason to leave him there," the boy's mother said.
The parents said Taylor can't wear his hair in braids, a compromise offered by the district, because it hurts his scalp.
Taylor Pugh, 4, plays while waiting with his mother Elizabeth Taylor, right, in a waiting room before a closed session meeting with the Mesquite Independent School District school board, Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, to decide what to do with the young boys long hair in Mesquite.
Aw, just cut his damn hair, already...
That’s how my mother used to arrange my hair to go to ballet class when I was a little girl.
Delton Pugh = a Beta Male’s Name
Cut the kid’s hair. Cripes, what is it with parents trying to make a statement via their children?
My guess is his mother was “pulling” for a girl. The kid is cute with a girl’s hairdo, but he’d be a darling if she got it cut. That’s the great thing about loving both sexes equally, you’re just glad when you get a healthy one out of the oven. After that, it’s all bliss until they reach puberty. ;-) Then, it would be nice if you could send them away somewhere you could trust to give them your morals and values and have them come back when they’re 25 and more “interesting”.
Yep. How is he ever going to learn about rules and stuff if he never has to follow them?
Future crisis alert.
Well, the kid is learning something already: He’s growing up to be a Whiskey Tango (White Trash).
My hair is down to my beltline, and I have 2 young Sons ages six and nine.
When they asked if they could grow their hair as long as Daddy’s, I replied: “Sure. As long as you start paying for the hairties, shampoo, conditioning, salon visits (I was just making it up from this point), vitamin injections, and all of the other things.”
Needless to say, they have military-short hair. And they like it.
A 4 year old should be at home with his mom anyway.
“Sir, I prefer not to cut my hair, so I guess I’ll just leave. Now, when does the next bus depart Parris Island?”
His dad looks like a white trash Axel Rose, which is to say he looks like Axel Rose.
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