Latest School dress codes News

Lincoln district modifies dress code amid hoodie backlash

Jul. 31, 2018 2:06 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln school district officials modified the district's dress code after receiving criticism from parents over a new ban on hooded sweatshirts. Lincoln Public Schools announced a new districtwide rule on Monday that allows students to wear hoodies but prohibits wearing the hood over...

Alabama school district ditches uniform policy of 2 decades

Jul. 19, 2018 3:08 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama public school district is ditching its mandatory uniform policy, freeing the district's 24,000-plus students to wear whatever they want that complies with the new dress code. AL.com reports that the Birmingham City Schools board voted Tuesday to do away with the uniform...

Santa Fe school leaders could OK use of metal detectors

Jul. 14, 2018 1:12 PM EDT

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Leaders of a Houston-area school district where 10 people were shot to death in May are expected to consider whether to install metal detectors and change the dress code. The Galveston County Daily News reports the board of the Santa Fe Independent School District plans a vote...

Nevada schools, student settle lawsuit over pro-gun clothing

Jul. 6, 2018 8:25 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A northern Nevada school district has settled a First Amendment lawsuit with an eighth-grade student who said his rights were violated when he was told his pro-gun T-shirt violates the district's dress code. The Washoe County School District and the boy's attorneys announced Friday the...