Tag: dress codes

Finally, A School Dress Code That Respects Students

I took my granddaughter who is entering middle school shopping to buy a “first day of school outfit.” She’s eleven and starting sixth grade today, with temperatures projected to be just under 80 degrees. I understand that her school’s dress code gives a thumbs-down to Daisy Duke shorts and I’m okay with that. But we... Read more »

Teaching Body Shaming to Young Girls: School Dress Codes

My nine-year-old granddaughter violated the dress code at her school that serves children in grades kindergarten through fourth. That means kids aged five through ten. Her violation was wearing what was deemed a tank top on a 99 degree day. I can assure you there was nothing suggestive about the top she wore and nothing... Read more »