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

932 Words Dec 11th, 2014 4 Pages
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 sound like an oxymoron? Wouldn’t long shorts be… what do you call them? Oh… pants?
To make the matter even worse:
3. All pants and shorts must be worn at the waist. What about above the waist? Some kids are poor, you know, and have pants that do not fit because he or she is too small, and those are the only pants that they can afford to own. The students can’t be blamed for being poor; the economy sucks. The government can’t punish those students for being poor now, can they?
Now, what if I want to wear my pants around my chest? That’s “nerd” style, and nerds are usually pretty darn tootin’ smart. Are the schools now suddenly in to punishing people because of their style? Are preps going to be ridiculed for being “too preppy”? Are hipsters…
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