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CT Teen Who Posted Sign On School Allowed To Attend Prom

A Connecticut high school headmaster has reversed her decision to ban a student from the prom after he broke school rules by hanging his prospective date’s invitation at the school entrance.

05/14/2011

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Lawmakers Come Up With Legislation That Would Allow Shelton Teen To Attend Prom

Two state lawmakers say they are introducing legislation that would allow James Tate, a Shelton high school teenager, to attend his prom. He was barred from the dance after he asked a girl to prom by posting an invitation in big cardboard letters in the side of the school.

05/12/2011

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CT Mayor Sides With James Tate, Who Was Barred From Prom For Posting Sign

Mayor Mark Lauretti on Wednesday said he thinks that the case may need another look.

05/11/2011

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CT Teen Who Posted Sign Outside High School Is Barred From Prom

Shelton High School senior James Tate and two friends posted 12-inch tall cardboard letters outside the school’s main entrance, where everyone would see them going in last Friday morning.

05/10/2011