(DAILYMAIL) — A 15-year-old girl was sent home on the first day of high school last week because her red hair was too ‘distracting’ to other students.

However, Muscle Shoals High School sophomore Hayleigh Black says she’s been dying her head bright red for the past three years and no one at the school has complained before.

‘I have never had anybody come up to me and say, “Maybe you shouldn’t have this color,” or, “Do you think that’s a bad color,”‘ Hayleigh told WAFF.

Now, Hayleigh and her parents are threatening to sue the school unless they excuse her absence and let her dye her hair back.

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