• PJ wearing students not allowed in class

    Date: 05.28.09 | by Judge Tom.

    A senior prank at Male High School in Louisville, Kentucky resulted in 100 or so students wearing pajamas to school.   The high school’s dress code requires students to wear school uniforms.  Even though the pj-wearing-pranksters  supposedly brought their uniforms with them to school and planned to change back into them before class, some of the students got in trouble and weren’t allowed to go to class.

    Photo by keps1230 (Flickr)

    What do you think about senior pranks?  Do you think the students should have been allowed to go to class if they changed back into their uniforms?  What about if they didn’t change?  Should there be an exception to the dress code for “pj days”?

    Find out more about your right to freedom of expression and school dress codes.

    Judge Tom

    This post was written by Judge Tom. Judge Tom is the founder and moderator of AsktheJudge.info. He is a retired juvenile judge and spent 23 years on the bench. He has written several books for lawyers and judges as well as teens and parents including the recently published 'Teen Cyberbullying Investigated' (Free Spirit Publishing). When he's not answering teens' questions, Judge Tom can be found hiking, traveling and reading.

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