Because unnatural hair is a real threat to school safety.
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A high school student in St. Louis was sent home because her hair was “not a natural color” and violated the school’s dress code.
Savannah Keesee, a junior at West County High School in St. Francois County, spent Tuesday at home in Irondale because of her hair color.
“She just wanted it a little bit different. We had a bunch of snow days, and did some girl stuff and dyed her hair,” Savannah’s mother, Sheri Keesee, told KTVI.
The permanent auburn dye turned Savannah’s natural red hair a little brighter than expected, but Savannah says she didn’t expect the principal to object.
“He goes, ‘Your hair is really bright.’ I said, ok, he goes, ‘You need to call your mom and have her come pick you up,’” Savannah recalled. “I tried to go back today and he said I couldn’t stay because my…
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