Darryl George Barbers Hill

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Judge sets trial date in CROWN Act dispute between Black student Darryl George and Barbers Hill ISD

Posted on · Arguments will be heard Feb. 22 about whether the Houston-area school district is violating a new Texas law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination. Darryl George, an 18-year-old Barbers Hill High School student, has faced disciplinary actions all school year because he wears his hair in dreadlocks and is allegedly violating the district's hair-length policy for male students.

Darryl George Barbers Hill

Education News

Barbers Hill ISD violating CROWN Act while punishing Black student with dreadlocks, lawmaker says

Posted on · Darryl George, an 18-year-old Black student at Barbers Hill High School, has faced disciplinary action all school year because he wears dreadlocks and has refused to cut them. The school district claims its issue is with George's hair length and not his hairstyle, the latter of which is protected by a new Texas law.

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