NJ elementary school student suspended for wearing wrong shade of green

NJ elementary school student suspended for wearing wrong shade of green

It’s not easy being green. In fact, it could even get you suspended from elementary school, especially if you’re wearing the wrong shade.

She says school officials told her not to bring her daughter back to class and as she told FOX 29’s Brad Sattin it had everything to do with the color of her shirt.

8-year-old Kylie and her twin sister Karlie don’t look like troublemakers, but Kylie was suspended from school. The reason, according to her mother: a violation of the dress code Monday. Their mother, Crystal, says she got a call from the vice principal at Winslow Township School 4.

“He wanted me to know that she can’t wear that shirt and if she does wear that shirt again, she would be suspended,” she told FOX 29.

The district’s policy states that shirts or blouses be white, dark green or navy blue with collars only. Kelly green is a violation. Crystal admits her conversation with the assistant principal and then the principal did get a bit heated.

 

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