A high school in Houston has sparked controversy after implementing a new dress code for parents.
The school will turn parents away if they show up wearing hair rollers, leggings, silk bonnets or any other items on a list of banned clothing.
The announcement followed a widely publicized incident in which a prospective parent was turned away from the school for showing up in a T-shirt dress and headscarf.
“We are preparing your child for a prosperous future,” Carlotta Outley Brown, the principal of James Madison High School in Houston, wrote in a letter to parents on April 9. “We want them to know what is appropriate and what is not appropriate for any setting they might be in.”
Read more here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/04/24/high-schools-new-dress-code-bans-leggings-pajamas-silk-bonnets-parents/?fbclid=IwAR14j-SL0S091yA7N93y6xj_EmdpIHzHrvZS3TOIKpSUKiLAMo9HQVPTeIU&utm_term=.0be408126db3