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Federal judge says Houston-area students defying dress code ban on long hair can return to class

In a lawsuit filed against Magnolia ISD, the ACLU of Texas says six boys and a nonbinary student were disciplined for having long hair under the district’s gender-based dress code.

A fifth-grade Magnolia student plays some practice notes on the piano before school in their Magnolia home on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021.

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