Malden School Removes Controversial Ban On Hair Braid ExtensionsA Massachusetts charter school that came under fire for what some students and parents considered a racist policy of banning hair braid extensions has quietly removed the rule.
Suspension Over Hair Policy Lifted For Girls At Malden SchoolBoard members of the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School announced that the suspension of the 15-year-old twins from school events would be uplifted.
ACLU Files Complaint Over Malden Charter School's Hairstyle PolicyParents say students were punished for wearing braids with hair extensions.
Malden School Accused Of Racist Hair Policy Refuses To Meet With ADLA charter school accused of having a racist dress code after punishing two black students with braid extensions has refused to meet with the head of the Anti-Defamation League.
Malden Students Punished For Hair Extensions Say School Policy Is RacistTwo Mystic Valley Regional Charter School students have been given detentions, and may face suspension, for alleged hair code violations.
Eye On Education: Emotional Debate Over Charter Schools In MassachusettsLawmakers are currently drafting a bill to expand charters and if they don't vote this spring, the issue will head to a statewide vote in November.