JT'S  CAUSE - Amend Hair Policy for Boys, For Donating Hair to Charity
  • Petitioned Madison Academy of Flint and School Board

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Madison Academy of Flint and School Board

JT'S CAUSE - Amend Hair Policy for Boys, For Donating Hair to Charity

    1. Christa  Plante
    2. Petition by

      Christa Plante

      Grand Blanc, MI

My Son a Senior at Madison Academy and Survivor of Cancer, being diagnosed with infant Leukemia at 2 months old, going thru nearly 5 years of chemotherapy, and mulitple tests and check ups every year since, and being not only his last year in high school, but also his last year of pediactric cancer check ups, has decided to give back to commerate his Journey and success, and has decided now is the time, to give back, his decision is to grow his hair out and donate to other children and families battling the same fight he did. However the school has dress code policies, which include a hair policy for boys, to keep hair cut off neck, over ears, and out of eyes. We approached the school board with suggestion of a compromise ammendment to this policy, of DONATION POLICY, suggesting students sign a promissary note with the school, do research on the cause, keep hair clean and well maintained, and at the required length for donation, the children cut and donate the hair, giving the school a copy of donation certificate. The school board refused. Female students can grow and donate their hair, yet boys cant not, we're asking for an ammendment to this policy, my son has now been kicked out of school, until he agrees to cut his hair, we are simply asking for compromise and to allow not only my son, but anyone wanting to donate to be allowed to do so, to allow the boys the same rights and freedoms as the girl students.

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    1. Meeting tonight at 6pm!

      Katie Bethell
      Managing Director, North America

      The school board is meeting tonight at a press conference at Madison Academy, 3266 S. Genesee Road in Burton. J.T. and his family invite you to join them to show the support for J.T.'s cause and bring the positive message to the school board that this is their chance to find a compromise on this important issue.

    2. Reached 50,000 signatures

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    • Jennifer Huff CARMI, IL
      • 8 months ago

      Gender discrimination is wrong - let the boy grow his hair

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    • kiki hui FRANCE
      • 9 months ago

      This is not breaking the school rules. This is a great move.

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    • vivian torres PORTO VELHO, BRAZIL
      • 9 months ago

      it is important to let people do good things for each other, since the world today is a mess and there are few who really care about it.

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    • tina tillery PENSACOLA, FL
      • 9 months ago

      He wants to help other people.

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    • Weslanny Cid SãO PAULO, BRAZIL
      • 11 months ago

      Muita também sofri por isso !!

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