Middle School

Teacher Apologizes for Banning Afros Before Concert

Parents of students at a Cincinnati middle school were incensed by a letter sent home saying that Afros and dreadlocks would be banned from an upcoming winter concert, and that girls should visit a cosmetologist the night before the event.

Parent 'Horrified' by 'Osama' Story Taught on 9/11

The parents of children in a New Jersey middle school said they were outraged after learning a social studies teacher had the class read a fictionalized short story about Islamophobia titled "My Name Is Osama" on September 11.