Why Was This Student Given Detention for Wearing a Sweatshirt and Jeans? | 22 Words

Why Was This Student Given Detention for Wearing a Sweatshirt and Jeans?

By Abi Travis

Another day, another story about a bizarre dress code violation.

Seriously, it seems like female students get sent to the principal's office for pretty much anything these days. It's hard enough to find your own style as a teenager, but throw unreasonable dress codes into the mix and there's truly no way to win. Young women these days might be better off just cutting armholes in a sleeping bag. Or — here's a thought — maybe schools could stop implementing dress codes that scrutinize women much harsher than they ever do men.

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