father-daughter dances http://ripr.org en Father-Daughter Dances Go Up for Vote http://ripr.org/post/father-daughter-dances-go-vote <p></p><p>The Senate Education Committee votes Wednesday on legislation allowing schools to hold events like father-daughter dances. Cranston’s school committee asked lawmakers to draft the bill after a complaint last year shut down its father-daughter dance.</p><p></p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 13:12:20 +0000 Catherine Welch 12630 at http://ripr.org Father-Daughter Dances at the Senate http://ripr.org/post/father-daughter-dances-senate <p>The Senate Education Committee will hear testimony today about whether schools should be allowed hold father-daughter dances.</p><p>The hearing comes after controversy in Cranston over a single mother who said her daughter was denied access to a dance. She wrote to the district charging the policy violates anti-discrimination laws. Cranston school officials responded by banning father-daughter dances, prompting community outcry.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:41:00 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 12248 at http://ripr.org