Education

“Freakin” Is No Hustle

By Michelle R. Davis — November 16, 2006 1 min read

Evoking the 1984 Kevin Bacon movie “Footloose,” National Public Radio tells the story of the principal at Aliso Niguel High School in California who has banned school dances due to the suggestive nature of “freak dancing” at the gatherings. Principal Charles Salter said the sexually charged dancing was inappropriate for school and far removed from the days when school leaders wrung their hands over slow dancing. The report is part of NPR’s series of stories about the trials that face principals across the country.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.