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Public School Dress Codes

How to Stop Policing Girls and Women

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 08.24.2015 | Impact
Stephanie Hepburn

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.

200 Detentions Were Given Because Of This School Dress Code

AP | Posted 11.15.2014 | Teen

NEW YORK (AP) — A strict new dress code adopted by a Staten Island school has resulted in several detentions in the last two weeks. A city Departme...

How Far Is Too Far With School Dress Codes?

AP | MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 04.16.2014 | Parents

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others. Young...

My Daughter Is Going Back To School... So What Am I Going To Wear?

Christina Anderson | Posted 03.16.2013 | Style
Christina Anderson

This week, my five-year-old daughter starts kindergarten. But the big question on my mind is, with a new school full of unfamiliar teachers and parents, what am I going to wear?