China School Bans Boys, Girls From Getting Too Close

That translates to 20 inches
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 26, 2011 3:31 PM CST
2008 file photo: A child, center, reacts as other play at a temporary classroom in Dujiangyan, in southwest China's Sichuan province.   (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

(Newser) – A school in the Chinese city of Chengdu has a new code of conduct for students that forbids teens of the opposite sex from getting within 20 inches of each other, reports the Telegraph. Those who disobey will get a warning the first time and face expulsion for repeat offenses.The move is apparently part of a national push to improve the etiquette of the nation's youth.

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