School Dress Codes : One Of The Most Enforced School Policies

957 Words Dec 6th, 2014 4 Pages
School Dress Codes: one of the most enforced school policies of all time for students of any age and gender. Of course, everyone has their opinion about what is too short or too long, what is too low or too high, and what is too tight or too loose; however, according to schools, middle school and high school girls are all “indecent”, or how the students put it, whorish. Because of this, there are very specific rules, right down to the T, about what girls can and cannot wear while on school grounds. As the handbook says, “Skirts, dresses, and shorts cannot be more than 2 ¼ inches above the knee.” Oh, and to make you moan and groan even more, “The inseam of your shorts has to be, at the very least, 4 inches long.” So they are trying to tell me and the rest of the student body that we can only wear long shorts? Is it just me, or does that bulls*** sound like an oxymoron? Wouldn’t long shorts be… what do you call them? Oh… pants?
Ha, and to make it even better, “All pants and shorts must be worn on the waist.” What about above the waist? Some kids are poor, you know, and have to wear large ass pants to school. They can’t punish them for being poor now, can they? Well?
Now, what if I want to wear my pants around my chest? That’s a “nerd” style, and nerds are usually pretty darn tootin’ smart. Are the schools now suddenly into punishing smart people who are doing well in school and hope to maybe move on to better things in life, such as, I don’t know, college? Would Steve Urkel…
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