25 Weird School Rules You Won’t Believe Exist

Posted by , Updated on May 19, 2017

For the most part, school rules make sense and help keep students safe. They can even be fun traditions. But every once in a while, schools come up with some weird rules, and the results can lead to very unhappy students and parents. Here are 25 Weird School Rules You Won’t Believe Exist.

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Japan schools ban good luck bracelets

Tying_friendship_braceletSource: http://en.rocketnews24.com

Japan schools only allow one good luck bracelet, anything greater than that is considered cheating. Apparently, there is such a thing as too much good luck.

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School restricts bathroom breaks to three times a week

ToiletSource: http://thestir.cafemom.com, Image: https://pixabay.com (public domain)

A New York school teacher limited her student’s bathroom breaks to three times a week, handing out coupons they can use. They get three minutes, and if they lose the coupons, then they’re going to have to hold it for quite a while.

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School bans showing collarbones

Collarbone_IISource: http://metro.co.uk

Stephanie Hughes, a high school student in Kentucky, was sent home for violating the dress code and showing her collarbone. Supposedly, the school doesn’t want girls distracting the male students.

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Teachers in UK can't use red ink to grade papers

maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com-Education-Desk-The-Phrase-Maca-Board-Maca-Red-Ink-1894583Source: http://time.com

Stating the color red is too negative, teachers in UK are banned from using it to grade their papers and must use a more calming color instead.

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A school bans LOL in yearbooks

Logo_-LOL-Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3IC8uXJEzU

A school in Georgia banned acronyms like “LOL” and asked students to sign a pledge saying they would respect their yearbooks and not write in them with those kinds of words.

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