Cut-off jeans, flip flops, bare midriff tops, these are all common dress code violations that students are use to facing. But more and more school districts are now turning their attention to what your child's teacher is wearing to class.
Cracking down on students for wearing inappropriate clothing has been going on for decades, but just in the past few years school districts are focusing on what teachers are wearing, according to an article in USA Today. A school district in Phoenix, Arizona, for example, is taking a hard stance on teacher's outfits. Educators aren't allowed to have wild hairstyles or facial piercings, and tattoos have to be covered up. Tank top straps can't be less than 2 inches wide.
Other school districts have implemented similar policies. A public school in New York City is outlawing jeans for its teachers. USA Today reports that the moves come at a time when the number of public schools requiring uniforms has increased in the past decade.
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