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What standard would that be?

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April

Many school districts wouldn't even try it. Too controversial and difficult to enforce, they'd say. But the Pasco County School Board is about to consider adoption of this policy for teachers and other district employees: "Visible body piercings and tattoos that are offensive to community standards will be restricted." Which prompted Lynne Webb, president of the United School Employees of Pasco, to pointedly remark: "I'm not quite sure what the community standard is here in Pasco, given that we have more nudist colonies than anywhere in the United States." Read the full story in Monday's St. Petersburg Times.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:16am]

    

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