Cobb School Uniform Policy Under Fire: ICYMI
November 18, 2015 - School Uniform
Every Cobb County propagandize that requires students to wear uniforms has a infancy Hispanic or black population.
The Cobb County Board of Education motionless Wednesday not to examination a district’s process on propagandize uniforms notwithstanding a cries of critics who trust a process is astray to minority students, a Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Punishments for violating a uniform regulations can land students in in-school suspension, causing them to skip out on profitable instruction time.
One primogenitor unfortunate with a board’s preference told a AJC that she designed to take adult a emanate with a sovereign supervision by angry to a Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights.
Valerie Testman has taken adult a quarrel opposite a county’s process after her daughter, a tyro during Tapp Middle School, was threatened with suspension for wearing a shirt that didn’t belong to a code.
In Jan 2014, a Department of Education and a Department of Justice pronounced that punishments meted out to Hispanic and black students were harsher than those given to white students who had committed a same offenses.
Then-Attorney General Eric Holder called for the end of such draconian policies and punishments, observant “alarming numbers of immature people are suspended, expelled, or even arrested for comparatively teenager transgressions like propagandize uniform violations, schoolyard fights, or display ‘disrespect’ by shouting in class” during a Jan. 8, 2014 debate in Baltimore.