WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — Several Florida high school students face disciplinary action for wearing to school white sheets that resemble Ku Klux Klan garb.

Pasco County Schools Superintendent Kevin Browning said Thursday that he wasn’t buying the three students’ claims that they were dressed up as ghosts during Wiregrass Ranch High School’s “spirit week.” They wore pointed hats and their faces were covered.

During the week, students are encouraged to dress up in costumes.

Television station WFLA reports that the students could face a suspension of one to 10 days.

A student who wore the Confederate flag won’t face any disciplinary action since thee school doesn’t have a flag policy or ban.
This story has been corrected to say the student who wore flag won’t face discipline.

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