Private school issues new rule for maximum height of heels worn during middle school graduation of 3". During inspection day child's shoes are first approved, even though they are higher, as are many other girls' shoes. One girl's shoes are rejected. She goes around comparing the height of her shoes with others and finds that my child's shoes are as high as hers. Runs to the teachers, cries foul. Teachers take away my child's shoe approval. Attempts to resolve the matter have failed. What can I do?
Communicated with teachers and principal on the matter. They are apologetic but not budging.
This is an unfortunate situation, and clerly unfair, what you can do is send a letter to the Principal, and complain about the treatment your child faced, and the rule they have administered. The law however, allows a Private School to set their policy any way they wish, so the 3 inch rule would be allowed.
If you wish, you can threaten a law suit for gender discrimination, or excessive punishment, they may then reconsider.
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