Pottstown principal gets global input on decision to ban Ugg boots

    As if she wasn’t getting enough flack from students and parents, Pottstown Middle School Principal Gail Cooper has been getting reaction from the U.K. on her decision to ban Ugg boots from the school.

    Cooper’s decision took effect last week after the school announced “outdoor, open-top boots” wouldn’t be allowed in the halls. The idea was to prevent students from storing cell phones and other prohibited items in their boots.

    Little did Cooper know Ugg boots have a lot of fans.

    The Mercury reports the story has been picked up in the U.K., Australia and on late-night TV. All eyes are on Pottstown as the boots’ lovers and haters choose sides.

    Cooper has a present coming her way. A U.K. boot retailer is sending her a pair packed with a list of silly items the store’s customers have pledged not to hide in their boots.

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