The School Dress Code Is One Of The Most Enforced School Policies Of All Time For Students

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The school dress code is one of the most enforced school policies of all time for students of any age and gender. Of course, everyone has an opinion about what clothing is up to par in society; however, according to the school system, middle school and high school girls are all, how the students put it, whorish. Because of this label, there are very specific rules, right down to the T, about what students can and cannot wear while on school grounds.
1. Skirts, dresses, and shorts cannot be more than 2 ¼ inches above the knee.
2. Shorts shall have four-inch inseam and shall not be tight to the body.
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 bunch of bull
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And since when does a shirt cover your entire body? There is no such thing as a shirt that covers a person head-to-toe that teenagers would wear on a daily basis, unless they require that we all conform to wearing the traditional Muslim burka. Our public schools, run by a government that believes in the separation of Church and State, expect us to go as low as violating our religion and wear a burka to school every damn day. I guess you have to dress to impress. If only I had realized that sooner… I’m ashamed.
To further this absurdity…
5. No head coverings are allowed unless your religion calls for them.
A burka would cover my head, but I’m not a Muslim. I refuse to step out of the comfort of my own religion to wear a burka. Thank you anyways. But how can I wear a shirt that covers my entire body without it covering my head in the process? Last time I looked in the mirror, my head is a part of my body. To follow this policy, my head can no longer be a part of my body. I’ll just have to chop off my head. If my head is severed from my body, it wouldn’t be considered part of my body anymore. Finally, a solution! I just need to figure out how to live without my head on my shoulders.
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6. Due to safety and health concerns, flip-flops, sandals, and studded/choke collars are not permitted in school.
Now tell me, since when are shoes and accessories unhealthy for a human? Is someone in administration

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