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.


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.


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.


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.


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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