Wisconsin School Ends Cheerleading Awards for Body Parts
A human resources official met with the cheerleading coach and directed her to resign. However, she has continued coaching the cheerleading squad, the ACLU said.
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KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin high school is ending cheerleading awards given annually to girls with the largest breasts or buttocks — dubbed “Big Booty” and “Big Boobie” — after the American Civil Liberties Union demanded action following repeated complaints from parents and a former coach to school and district officials. Coaches at Tremper High School in the Kenosha Unified School District give out awards each year recognizing the most improved or hardest-working cheerleaders.…