School District Establishes Parent Dress Code in Response to West Philly Kidnapping

Following the January kidnapping of a five-year-old girl from a West Philadelphia elementary school, the school district has revised its school pick-up policies during early dismissal.

Security officers are now authorized to ask visitors to remove hats, glasses, and veils to verify the identity of those authorized to pick up children, addressing the “sensitive” task of identifying visitors in nonrevealing clothing.

Veils too? That’s asking for a whole ‘nother controversy, PPSD. [Inquirer]