Principal at N.J. ‘no hugging’ school resigns

    The New Jersey principal who told his students they were in a “no hugging school” has resigned.

    Tyler Blackmore announced his resignation from Matawan-Aberdeen Middle School last week.
    School Board President Charles Kenny told the Asbury Park Press Blackmore’s resignation is a personnel matter and did not elaborate further.

    Back in March, Blackmore told his students the school was banning hugs, following what he called, “incidents of unsuitable, physical interactions.” But the superintendent went on to say no students would be suspended for hugging.

    Sounds like Blackmore could use a hug right about now.

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