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You can't say that at school



Even the strictest of student dress codes can't stop kids from wearing what they want on the first day of school. 

The best that Talbot Elementary in Alachua could do Monday to the kid who wore a T-shirt with the message "Islam is of the devil" was send the child to the office — essentially quarantining the offensive message — until parents arrived with a new shirt.

The parents decided instead to take the child home, the Gainesville Sun reports.


[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:33am]


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