According to Kaitlin Menza ” Last March middle schoolers in Evanston, Illinois protested a ban on leggings and yoga pants , which female students say they were told are too distracting to boys”. Some schools in america today are calling females clothing sexist and distracting. Schools are also saying that women’s clothing perpetuate rape culture. Dress codes should be abolished in american high schools because they unfairly limits and target girls’ clothing
To be fair in “School Dress Code are Necessary and Constitutional “ the author say “schools that adopting uniforms and dress code is to address the issue of discipline and achievement”. This argument is understandable but that doesn't necessarily mean schools have to target girls’ clothing and call them sexist and …show more content…
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