A principal at an Oklahoma elementary school is catching some flack a week after asking a 5-year-old student to turn a University of Michigan football T-shirt inside-out.
Oklahoma's News 9 reported the dress code for Oklahoma City Public Schools states that only Oklahoma college apparel is allowed. Clothes from all other schools are against current policy.
The boy's mother told News 9 that her son had to turn the shirt inside out on the playground behind a tree.
"They should really worry about academics. It wasn't offensive. He's 5," Cooper Barton's mother Shannon told the television station.
According to the report, the district dress code was created in 2005 with the help of an Anti-Gang Task Force. District officials said they plan to review its current dress policy.
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