Tress Stress

Chang, Connie; Ntigbu, Isabella
November 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;11/21/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 11, p3
The article discusses a debate on whether children in the U.S. should be allowed to have Mohawk hairstyles in schools, in light of the suspension of 12-year-old Zachary Sharples for showing up at school with a Mohawk and going against his school's dress code. Connie Chang of Massachusetts thinks that children have the right to express themselves, and the suspension of Sharples is unlawful. On the other hand, Isabella Ntigbu of New Jersey argues that Mohawks will distract other children.


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