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Texas lawmakers plan to amend CROWN Act after court ruling in favor of Barbers Hill ISD

Posted on · A Houston-area judge ruled Thursday that Barbers Hill ISD's policy restricting hair length for boys, which it has used to continually punish 18-year-old Black student Darryl George, is not a violation of the CROWN Act, a new state law protecting students and employees at state-funded institutions from race-based hair discrimination.