Cheerleading awards controversy prompts new rules, training

April 1, 2019 | WUWM

The Kenosha Unified School District is implementing new guidelines following controversy over cheerleading awards that objectified students’ bodies. But the ACLU, which threatened legal action against the district, says it’s not going far enough.

Kenosha was in the national spotlight after news broke that a Tremper High School cheerleading coach gave students “big booty” and “big boobie” awards multiple years in a row.

After complaints, the coach apologized but continued in her job.

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