school dress code

Herein lies the problem. Dress codes aren't about clothes, they are about control. "Your shorts are too short." "That dress
"I learned something very important about myself: I am a whore."
Girls are bombarded. Daily. Hourly. Constantly. With the shoulds and the should nots. You should act this way. You should project this image. You should be careful not to project this image.
Unfortunately, policing of females doesn't diminish as we get older and it trickles into our social lives, our interactions with the general public and at work. Dress codes -- on paper or through verbal expectations -- are an easy way to determine if there is disparate treatment of the genders.
The debate on school uniforms and dress codes is intensifying as many parents and educators are increasingly concerned about the trend toward inappropriate dress in schools.
A Kentucky mom shared her frustrations with a local high school's dress code after her daughter was allegedly sent to the