Bill would allow Indigenous students to wear cultural clothing at graduation. See more state education and legislative news here

| March 30, 2021

By Emma Gibson • Arizona Public Media

Indigenous students may soon not need to ask permission to wear traditional clothing or items at graduation.

A bill, HB 2705, currently in the Arizona Legislature prohibits public or charter schools from blocking students from wearing culturally-significant regalia. The proposal has passed the House with only two no votes and is expected to pass the Senate unanimously in the coming days before heading to Gov. Doug Ducey for his signature.

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