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Posted: Monday, September 13, 2010 10:59 pm | Updated: 11:59 am, Thu Jan 24, 2013.

One of the newest crazes among kids, stretchy rubber bands that double as bracelets, are in some cases being deemed too distracting for school.

Silly Bandz, in the shape of everything from dinosaurs to pop sensation Justin Beiber, fill some students’ arms by the dozens. Through trade deals, a student might swap a bright orange dragon for a green mummy, for example — but it’s the sort of thing that can get in the way of learning, some school leaders believe.

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