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6 Ridiculous Things Schools Ban & 6 Things They Really SHOULD Ban (PHOTOS)

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Sigh. When it comes to going to school, it's pretty safe to say that things are quite different for our children than when we were kids. From peanut-free tables in the lunch room to cupcake-free birthday celebrations, kids today definitely have a much more sensitive classroom environment, though some schools take things to the extreme a bit more than others.

And while banning foods due to the high number of children with food allergies makes total sense, sometimes it seems like we're getting a little too carried away with what is and is not allowed.

Here are six great examples of ridiculous things schools have banned, and also six things we WISH they'd consider kicking to the curb.

Does your child's school go overboard with banning certain things?


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Pinkm... Pinkmommy0211

Those should be bans are absurd and right out stupid. The only thing I agree with banning is the wrapping paper.

But to ban homework? Kids deserve homework, a teacher can't go over every thing in one day.

Evaly... EvalynCarnate

I am extremely against dictating what kids wear. If their asses are covered and they are clean, then stfu and mind your own business. 

Rhond... RhondaVeggie

Banning skinny jeans is ridiculous. My son wears skinny jeans because regular fit jeans are baggy on him and make him look so scruffy, they hang like culottes.

sylph... sylph_ironlight

My son starts JK in September, and his school not only bans peanutbutter, but also the 'fake' peanutbutters, like Wow!Butter. When I asked why I couldn't use that instead of real peanutbutter, I was told it was because some parents might cheat and still use real peanutbutter. Sadly, I know some people who probably would do this...

LeeshaE LeeshaE

@EvalynCarnate I agree maybe for different reasons but I let my son 10 dictate his clothes and his hair style because I feel it will help him grow into himself as children have little control over their lives beyond self expression.

Evaly... EvalynCarnate

Oh no, we are in total agreement LeeshaE!

april... april_fooler

They banned silly bands a while back.  They were distracting the kids.

Madel... Madelaine

Our school doesnt ban anything out of the ordinary

candy... candycrush

No spaghetti straps on girls.

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