“I was just really sad and I had to fight back tears,” fourth-grader Leilani Nitkey told KCPQ-TV.
SEATTLE (CBS SEATTLE) – A Seattle school has banned students from celebrating a new holiday this year: Halloween.
Lafayette Elementary School has decided to not allow students to dress up in costume for Halloween this year. And there is still some discrepancy between parents and the administration as to why the ban has been implemented this fall.
The decision was first reported by the district (Seattle Public Schools) as being a preventative measure in the event that Halloween costumes could offend and upset students who come from other cultures.
Come on. Those poor kids. What doesn't offend Islam, besides be-headings, stonings and Holy War?
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