24 Mar '12, 10am

No Hugging! Says New Jersey Middle School Principal | Care2 Causes

No Hugging! Says New Jersey Middle School Principal | Care2 Causes

That social scourge, hugging, was put in its proper and rightfully shamed place by one New Jersey school this week. The Principal of Matawan-Aberdeen Middle School in Cliffwood, New Jersey banned hugging after officials determined that too many students were engaged in “ unsuitable, physical interactions ” while hugging. The superintendent of the district, David Healy, said the restriction is a response to specific incidents that violated policies on inappropriate relationships. “W e have not, nor will we be, suspending students for hugging,” Healy said in a statement . He added that the Board of Education does have policies in place to address bullying, inappropriate relationships and inappropriate conduct.“We have a responsibility to teach children about appropriate interactions and about having a structured, academically focused environment.” All sarcasm aside, I agree ...

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