7:160 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.

Legal Ref.:

105 ILCS 5/10-22.25b.

Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District, 89 S.Ct. 733 (1969).

Cross Ref.:

7:130 (Student Rights and Responsibilities), 7:165 (School Uniform), 7:190 (Student Discipline)

Policy Adopted: 1985

First Reading: October 2010