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Only in America: The no-twerking contract

A high school requires students to sign contracts agreeing not to twerk at their school dance — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Maryland high school is requiring students attending its homecoming dance to have their parents sign "dance contracts" prohibiting dance moves like twerking and grinding. A spokesperson for Annapolis High School said the contract was necessary given the current dance trends. "It's no secret that the styles of dancing are different than they were five or 10 years ago," he said.