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Speaking of kindergarten: Mohawk go home

Dana Tague, owner of Legacy Hair Extensions and Salon Limited, styles Chance Boe's hair into a mohawk in this file photo.

An Ohio kindergartner was forced to stay home from class after a school district said he couldn’t attend – because of his mohawk haircut.

Officials from the Clark Shawnee School District in Springfield, Ohio, sent 5-year-old Ethan Clos home on Wednesday, saying his haircut was a disturbance to teachers and students in the classroom, WHIO TV 7 reports.

Superintendent Gregg Morris said the mohawk haircut violated district rules on dress and grooming that is disruptive to the education process.

None of my sons has chosen to sport a Mohawk— yet. How about yours? Do you agree with the school district's decision?

 



  

 



 


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