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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-28-06 09:21 PM
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Junior High Students Protest Short Skirt Policy
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POSTED: 1:18 pm CDT October 28, 2006
UPDATED: 1:26 pm CDT October 28, 2006

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. -- Some suburban Chicago junior high students are protesting their school's ban on short skirts.

Administrators at Hadley Junior High School in Glen Ellyn are cracking down on the school's dress code, which requires skirts to be no shorter than the mid-thigh ...

But students were fighting back, saying the ban infringes on their right to express themselves and that the rule has not been applied equally to everyone.

To protest the policy, many girls wore mid-thigh or shorter skirts to school on a recent day.

The students were also distributing a petition protesting the dress code.

I can't remember anybody in my junior high school ever protesting anything, so I'm always pleased to see kids with an anti-authoritarian attitude ...
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