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Board endorses changes to Lee Chapel at Virginia university

Oct. 10, 2018 10:11 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — A board has endorsed the replacement of some portraits of George Washington and Robert E. Lee in military uniforms at Washington and Lee University in Virginia. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the board of trustees announced that it will endorse the replacement of those portraits...

California district latest to modernize 'sexist' dress code

Sep. 19, 2018 7:09 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The relaxed new dress code at public schools in the small city of Alameda, across the bay from San Francisco, is intentionally specific: Midriff-baring shirts are acceptable attire, so are tank tops with spaghetti straps and other once-banned items like micro-mini skirts and short...

Back to school, but not for all of Syria's children

Sep. 7, 2018 10:21 AM EDT

DOUMA, Syria (AP) — Standing in line in the courtyard of their school in the capital Damascus, scores of Syrian girls in pink and blue uniforms saluted the flag and sang the country's national anthem. A few miles away in a suburb, children played in the courtyard of a rehabilitated school, where shattered...

IU Health allows tattoos in new dress code policy

Aug. 27, 2018 5:45 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's largest health system has decided to revise its dress code policy to reflect the desires of the many millennials on staff. Indiana University Health has updated its dress code to allow nurses and other staff to show their tattoos and to have non-natural hair colors for the...

Chicago principal under fire for tying dress to sexual abuse

Aug. 24, 2018 5:45 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago high school principal is being criticized after telling parents that she favors a conservative dress code to prevent sexual abuse. Chicago Public Schools officials are reviewing remarks by King College Prep High School's new principal, Melanie Beatty-Sevier. "There has been sexual...