"It looked very painful. I can see hair follicles of her hair."
The decision to suspend the dress code came after Massachusetts' attorney general told the school to do away with the biased policy.
Twin sisters, who were kicked off their sports teams, fought rules against braids they felt were racist. The Massachusetts AG told the school to stop the discriminatory rules.
Mystic Valley Regional Charter School enforces a strict dress code preventing students from wearing their hair in any unnatural way, which includes braids.
Many states impose strict regulations on barbering, teeth-whitening and interior decorating, even though little expertise is needed.