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The Best Resources For Learning About School Dress Codes


As the new school year begins, one issue that schools and students will be dealing with are student dress codes.

Here are some thoughtful resources that administrators and teachers might find helpful (you might also be interested in The Best (Or, At Least, The Most Interesting) Posts On Teacher Attire):

The Myth of the Disrupted Classroom is by Tom Rademacher.

5 Things Public Schools Can and Can’t Do When It Comes to Dress Codes is from The ACLU.

Short shorts, spaghetti straps, halter tops no longer no-nos at San Jose Unified is from The San Jose Mercury News.

All Schools Should Look At This Dress Code That Finally Gets It Right is from Scary Mommy.

Debate: Are School Dress Codes Sexist? is from Scholastic.

Do school dress codes end up body-shaming girls? is from CNN.

Black girls are disciplined more harshly in school. Dress codes play a big role. is from Vox.

Dress codes can’t cover for bad teaching is by Andre Perry.

Dress Codes Are One More Way to Police Students’ Bodies is from Racked.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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