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7.160 Student Appearance


Student Appearance

A student’s appearance, including dress and grooming, must not disrupt the educational process,
interfere with the maintenance of a positive teaching/learning climate, or compromise reasonable
standards of health, safety, and decency. Procedures for handling students who dress or groom
inappropriately will be developed by the Superintendent and included in the Student Handbook(s).

LEGAL REF.: 105 ILCS 5/10-22.25b.
Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School Dist., 89 S.Ct. 733 (1969).

CROSS REF.: 7:130 (Student Rights and Responsibilities), 7:165 (School Uniform), 7:190
(Student Behavior)

ADOPTED: May 14, 1997

REVISED: July 18, 2012
September 20, 2017

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