8 Things That Shouldn’t Be Banned In Your School’s Dress Code
"I’ve always been really skeptical of the rationale behind school dress codes. If your school has uniforms, it has uniforms. But when schools without uniforms restrict everything from visible bra straps to hair dye, I wonder why they don’t just go down the uniform route, too. From leggings to strapless dresses, schools are using the same, tired excuses for these stiffing dress codes: Distractions! The most distracted I’ve ever been in class was back in the early ’00s when visible thong was trending. And even that didn’t distract me to the point of having a severe impact on my education–you know, the thing that schools are supposed to prioritize over your questionable septum piercing.