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School children welcome the opportunity to let their hair down

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Schoolboys and girls have welcomed the education minister's order to all schools to abolish strict limits on the length of students' hair. 

Phongthep Thepkanchana issued the order on Wednesday after receiving a number of complaints from students who complained they are punished in school for having long hair.

Their schools, however, say the length of their hair violates a 1972 ministerial regulation.

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