Essay on The School Dress Code Should Not Be Banned

1185 Words Mar 4th, 2015 5 Pages
Canton High School in Mississippi has suspended over 100 students on the first day of school due to the fact that they wear neon colored shoes (Takepart.com). Is that what the world has come to? Do you want to help give equality to both boy and girls? The school dress code not only sexulizes women it also hurts their self-esteem, which causes them problems later n in their life. Also the dress code can be considered very sexist due to the fact that it does not punish boys the same way it does to girls. The parents of the students believe that it is their job to tell their children what they are wearing. Or if the parents do not agree with what their child is wear to punish them, it is not the job nor the role of the school to do the job of a parent. Girls should not have to change 3 times with in a day because the school does not approve of their clothing. The dress code is sexist against girls, they are told to change because boys control them selves around girls. If the school a realize what they are doing to children then the world will be a nicer place to live in. School dress codes have the tendency to sexualize and objectualize women. “In another case last week, at Oakleaf High School in Orange Park, Florida, a teacher stopped Miranda Larkin, 15, for wearing a too-short skirt on the third day of classes. Larkin, newly arrived from Seattle, found her-self wearing a lime-green shirt and red sweatpants, each garment labeled “dress code violation.” She was so distressed…

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