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9 'silly' school bans: A slideshow
No junk food is one thing. But no bathroom breaks? No hugs? A look at some over-the-top school rules
 
10 'silly' school bans: A slideshow Latin Stock Collection/Corbis

Though educators insist that school bans are enforced with students' well-being in mind, that's sometimes hard to believe. Some bans have obvious benefits: Prohibitions on soda and flavored milk, for instance, arguably help curb childhood obesity. But critics find other bans — from restrictions on bathroom breaks to a moratorium on hugging — merely "silly." Here, a look at 9 questionable school taboos.

 

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