Oops. The MPASSa parents group which was founded to fight district wide SSA has issued a press release this afternoon with a mistake that needs to be corrected. From the release
"Both [Ralph] Thompson [in charge of discipline] and [Woody] McMillin [district spokesman] asserted that a Metro-wide school uniformI just called the MNPS Public Information Office and spoke with Debra. She assures me that what I had been told and thought I knew was indeed true. Jere Baxter ALC students are currently NOT required to wear standard school attire.
policy could prevent situations like this week's arrest of a student
suspected of carrying a gun on a Metro bus. Yet they are ignoring some
"Even more egregious, the charged student attends Jere Baxter
Alternative School, which requires standard attire now. Clearly, the
school's existing standard attire policy did not prevent this incident.