Disputes over school students sporting facial hair are growing more common as students and parents have begun to push harder against the rules. An Auckland Grammar student is taking his school to court while closer to home, Te Puke High School has changed its policy after a parent fought for a rule change. Bay of Plenty Times journalist Jean Bell checks in with a father and son who helped make the change happen.

Students at Te Puke High School are now allowed to have "clean and tidy" facial hair in a recent school policy change.

This follows a

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