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School Board President

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Read the following passage, which contains some underlined or numbered words or phrases.
Each of the answer choices contains alternatives for the underlines; choose the one that fits best grammatically or stylistically. If you think the original is the best answer, choose Choice ‘A’, or NO CHANGE.

Questions about specific parts of the passage or about the passage as a whole are identified by numbers only, not underlines. These will be associated with specific questions.

Dreads Locked Out

Created for Albert.io. September 2014

(3) The school board president explained that the policy forbade dreadlocks, Afros, and other hairstyles due to health and safety concerns.

A

NO CHANGE

B

Dreadlocks, Afros, and other hairstyles were forbidden, the school board president explained, due to health and safety policy concerns.

C

Health and safety concerns, the school board president explained, caused the policy to forbid dreadlocks, Afros and other hairstyles.

D

The school board explained that the president's policy forbade dreadlocks, Afros and other hairstyles due to health and safety concerns.