Dress Codes – ALSLH http://alslh.com/ Wed, 23 Nov 2022 07:50:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://alslh.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/icon-150x150.png Dress Codes – ALSLH http://alslh.com/ 32 32 Dior’s new flamenco-inspired romantic ruffled dresses will transport you to Seville https://alslh.com/diors-new-flamenco-inspired-romantic-ruffled-dresses-will-transport-you-to-seville/ Wed, 23 Nov 2022 03:37:02 +0000 https://alslh.com/diors-new-flamenco-inspired-romantic-ruffled-dresses-will-transport-you-to-seville/ It’s strange to say the least: before arriving at Dior as creative director (as, you know, the first woman at the head of the company in 70 years) in 2016, Maria Grazia Chiuri did not had ever developed a cruise collection. Since then, she has created six, in her own way. Because where others see […]]]>

It’s strange to say the least: before arriving at Dior as creative director (as, you know, the first woman at the head of the company in 70 years) in 2016, Maria Grazia Chiuri did not had ever developed a cruise collection. Since then, she has created six, in her own way. Because where others see (an umpteenth) business opportunity, the Roman designer has made the line a socio-cultural research laboratory focused in particular on the various craft traditions that she discovers in the places she travels.

There is little left to say about the last leg of her trip on June 16, 2022 to Seville, given all the Instagram posts showing the designer visiting the Basílica de Santa María, leaked images of the monumental staging of the Plaza de España, spotting the local craftsmen involved in the collection (the saddler Javier Menacho, the jeweler Pedro Ramos, the gold embroiderer Jesús Rosado, the queen of Manila shawls María José Sánchez Espinar, the hatters Fernández y Roche), phenomenal singing and dancing (Blanca Li, Belén López, El Yiyo, Carmen Amaya in spirit), and a frenzy of front row chatter just before the show started. After all that excitement, Chiuri sat down with vogue Spain from Paris to explain a creative process that provides insight into the creator like never before.

Alongside artisan Javier Menacho, model Grace Valentine wears a silk twill blouse, embroidered tulle skirt, handmade Cordoba wool bonnet, leather belt and leather shoes. Everything from the Dior Cruise 2023 collection

Photographed by: David Gómez-Maestre. Stylist: Beatriz Machado. Make-up & hair: Egon Crivillers / Kasteel Artist Management for Le Pure, Sisley and Oribe Hair Care. Assistant photographer: Miguel Benajes. Stylist assistant: Julieta Sartor. Production: Another agency. Thanks to Artesanía En Piel Javier Menacho and Yeguada Pepe Torres.

The cruise collections have long since lost their original meaning to become a formula for maintaining a constant flow of new arrivals in the shops between the main ready-to-wear lines. Why did you decide to add significant cultural value to what is only a business strategy?

Maria Grazia Chiuri: The Cruise collections are an invitation to travel. That’s the idea. The question is how to interpret it. In my case, traveling is like knowing: knowing a territory, the people who live there and the artists who express their creativity. The beauty of travel lies in meeting people. I like to define these collections as community projects, involving different creators, which show us how different we are. Fashion can make us see other realities, especially through craftsmanship. We tend to only see what’s happening in fashion weeks in Paris, Milan, New York and London, but the fact is, fashion is happening everywhere. Making it visible promotes exchange and enrichment. And enrichment is always good.

Is it a designer’s duty to demonstrate social and cultural responsibility in their work?

CMG: I firmly believe that. I understand that Dior is a global brand, which means it carries a huge responsibility. In addition, we are a haute couture house, which allows us to support the continuity of small crafts. I come from Italy, which is a country where fashion is experienced in a completely different way than in France, where it is part of the cultural system, even at the academic level. The Italians don’t have the same sensitivity, perhaps because their mindset is more professional. The problem is that if you are not aware of your socio-cultural value, you risk losing certain traditions, this know-how that comes from families, which is synonymous with belonging. Sometimes we struggle to recognize simply because these are things you see every day, things you take for granted. Until someone comes from outside, makes you perceive your reality, and you understand how exceptional it is.

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Here’s what World Cup fans can’t do in Qatar: NPR https://alslh.com/heres-what-world-cup-fans-cant-do-in-qatar-npr/ Sat, 19 Nov 2022 12:00:10 +0000 https://alslh.com/heres-what-world-cup-fans-cant-do-in-qatar-npr/ Croatian fans sing during the FIFA World Cup final match in Moscow, Russia in 2018. Andrei Rudakov/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Andrei Rudakov/Bloomberg/Getty Images The World Cup is both a sporting event and an international celebration – and for many fans, alcohol plays an important role. This has been true in stadiums and in […]]]>

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The World Cup is both a sporting event and an international celebration – and for many fans, alcohol plays an important role. This has been true in stadiums and in bars that open early or stay open late to show matches.

But the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is unlike any before it. Just two days before the tournament’s first match in the Muslim nation, officials made the surprise announcement that fans would not be allowed to drink beer at the country’s eight World Cup stadiums – a reversal of a previously announced policy.

Alcohol is strictly regulated in Qatar, where customs officers are instructed to seize any alcohol visitors attempt to smuggle into the country.

It’s one of many cultural clashes and potential legal issues fans might encounter in Qatar, especially if they come from more open societies. Here is a quick guide:

This World Cup will be drier

To show how dramatic the change in Qatar is, consider that FIFA successfully pressured Brazil to change its federal laws to allow the sale of alcohol in its stadiums ahead of hosting the Cup. 2014 World Cup – overturning a ban that had been enacted due to violence at his stadiums.

“Alcoholic beverages are part of the FIFA World Cup, so we’re going to have them,” FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke said in 2012. is something we will not negotiate.”

Fans and beers have been commonplace at previous World Cup tournaments, like this 2014 scene in Brasilia, Brazil. But in Qatar, authorities canceled a plan allowing regular spectators to drink beers on the stadium grounds.

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Fans and beers have been commonplace at previous World Cup tournaments, like this 2014 scene in Brasilia, Brazil. But in Qatar, authorities canceled a plan allowing regular spectators to drink beers on the stadium grounds.

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But that was then. In Qatar, regular supporters will not have access to alcohol at matches. Only spectators in the stadiums’ high-end luxury suites will have easy access to alcohol. Outside the stadiums, fans can still drink in special World Cup gathering areas or in specially licensed restaurants, bars and hotels across the country.

In general, public consumption of alcohol is illegal in Qatar — an offense that can result in up to six months in jail and a fine of more than $800, according to the Library of Congress. Anyone who smuggles alcohol into the country can face up to three years in prison, the agency said.

Fans face religious restrictions

Islam is the official religion of Qatar – and anyone found guilty of proselytizing for other religions or criticizing Islam “may be criminally prosecuted”, the State Department said, in a fact sheet on the Qatar for World Cup visitors.

It’s also not safe to assume you can practice your faith openly: “Qatar allows some non-Muslim religious practices in designated areas like the Doha Religious Complex, but not all faiths are treated equally. “, said the American agency.

In addition to restrictions on the importation of alcohol and pornography, “travellers cannot bring pork products” into the country, the State Department said in a video on Qatar’s laws.

Public speaking is also limited

Speech deemed critical of the Qatari government could trigger an arrest. These laws apply to both spoken words and social media.

And while past World Cups have brought a whole lot of argy-bargy – scenes of rival crowds shouting or even chanting obscenities at each other – open conflict can cause big problems in Qatar.

“For example, arguing or insulting other people in public could lead to arrest,” the State Department’s advisory video said.

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Sex and other social issues

“Homosexuality is criminalized in Qatar,” notes the State Department.

“Advocates say LGBTQ people in Qatar are subject to conversion therapy, harassment from authorities and imprisonment,” as NPR’s Becky Sullivan says in her recap of controversies surrounding the host country.

Such reports have fueled outrage and authorities will come under scrutiny over how they treat LGBTQ fans and symbols.

Visitors to Qatar can also face stiff penalties for “indecent acts and acts of sexual intercourse outside marriage,” the Library of Congress noted, citing Qatari law.

Penalties range from a fine or six months imprisonment for anyone found guilty of committing ‘immoral’ actions or gestures in public up to seven years in prison for someone having sex outside marriage . Public debauchery can also result in a sentence of up to three years in prison, according to the Library of Congress.

If a pregnant fan travels to Qatar for the World Cup, she must be prepared to show a marriage certificate if she needs prenatal care there, the State Department said.

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Fans will have to cover up, despite the heat

The searing heat in Qatar has forced the tournament to move from summer to November and December – but fans who find it hot there should limit the amount of skin they show.

Dress codes in many public places require “both men and women to cover the shoulders, chest, stomach and knees, and tight leggings to be covered by a shirt or long dress,” the department said. ‘State.

As with alcohol, dress standards often change depending on how welcoming a neighborhood or location is to strangers.

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Instagram model says she was the victim of dress code violation at Disneyland https://alslh.com/instagram-model-says-she-was-the-victim-of-dress-code-violation-at-disneyland/ Wed, 16 Nov 2022 22:17:07 +0000 https://alslh.com/instagram-model-says-she-was-the-victim-of-dress-code-violation-at-disneyland/ Instagram model Laci Kay Somers sure knows how to grab attention. She’s built a following of over 12 million on the attention-grabbing thirst trap at once. She is also a Twitch streamer and singer with a presence on several other social media platforms. None of the other platforms have quite the following that they have […]]]>

Instagram model Laci Kay Somers sure knows how to grab attention. She’s built a following of over 12 million on the attention-grabbing thirst trap at once.

She is also a Twitch streamer and singer with a presence on several other social media platforms. None of the other platforms have quite the following that they have on Instagram. This does not mean that she is not able to attract the attention of them.

Social media influencer hit with dress code violation (Image credit: Laci Kay Somers/TikTok)

Laci Kay recently took to her TikTok account, and the more than 790,000 followers she has there, to claim that she was the victim of a dress code violation at Disneyland.

In the video, captioned “What do I do?” she shows the outfit she thinks caused the violation. She takes a quick spin in black leggings and a sports bra before trotting away from the camera.

Laci Kay Somers is used to testing the waters

Pushing the boundaries of dress codes is nothing new for Laci Kay. This is part of its popularity. She does this regularly on social media.

So it makes sense that she would test those limits with Mickey and the gang. What doesn’t make sense is the video itself.

How was it done if she was hit with a dress code violation? Do they hit you with the violation and then make sure you can make a video for social media before you get the alleged violation remedied at Disney?

The only violation I see is the fanny pack. I get that they’re useful, especially when you’re wearing leggings, but they’re just one of those things that I can’t believe are still around.

Even so, it’s not really a violation either. Laci Kay rocks it well and to be honest, there’s not much she can’t make look good.

I still call BS for the dress code violation, but the video did its job and earned it some well-deserved attention.

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Iranian Arab activists arrested, whereabouts unknown https://alslh.com/iranian-arab-activists-arrested-whereabouts-unknown/ Sun, 13 Nov 2022 14:59:29 +0000 https://alslh.com/iranian-arab-activists-arrested-whereabouts-unknown/ IranWire can report that security forces arrested two Iranian Arab activists last week and transferred them to an unknown location. Heavily armed forces raided Ali Ghazi’s home in the southern Iranian city of Mulasani on Wednesday, November 9, and violently arrested him, sources tell IranWire. No information is available on his fate. Security forces also […]]]>

IranWire can report that security forces arrested two Iranian Arab activists last week and transferred them to an unknown location.

Heavily armed forces raided Ali Ghazi’s home in the southern Iranian city of Mulasani on Wednesday, November 9, and violently arrested him, sources tell IranWire. No information is available on his fate.

Security forces also confiscated his electronic devices. Ghazi is a civil and cultural rights activist in the Arab-dominated province of Khuzestan.

Saeed Havali, another well-known civil activist and Arab singer in Mulasani, was also arrested after armed officers stormed his home last week.

Security forces have arrested hundreds of protesters and killed dozens in Ahvaz, Abadan, Shadgan, Mahshahr, Dezful and Behbahan over the past three months.

The latest wave of protests, sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in police custody, has become one of the boldest challenges to the country’s leaders since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

During the protests, women waved their headscarves in the air and burned them, in opposition to Iran’s conservative dress codes.

At least 300 people were killed during the mostly peaceful protests, including 40 children, according to a human rights organization. Several thousand people were arrested.

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‘Substantial responsibility’ in implementing dress code, says review triggered by Oakville teacher’s dress code https://alslh.com/substantial-responsibility-in-implementing-dress-code-says-review-triggered-by-oakville-teachers-dress-code/ Thu, 10 Nov 2022 19:11:41 +0000 https://alslh.com/substantial-responsibility-in-implementing-dress-code-says-review-triggered-by-oakville-teachers-dress-code/ An Oakville high school teacher who made headlines around the world for wearing large prosthetic breasts in class is not likely to be subject to a dress code while on the job, according to a board review school. Images of the Oakville Trafalgar High staff member went viral on social media in September, prompting a […]]]>

An Oakville high school teacher who made headlines around the world for wearing large prosthetic breasts in class is not likely to be subject to a dress code while on the job, according to a board review school.

Images of the Oakville Trafalgar High staff member went viral on social media in September, prompting a dress code review by the Halton District School Board (HDSB), which revealed the results to board members at a meeting Wednesday evening.

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The report recommends against adopting a system-wide dress code for staff members, suggesting this could potentially trigger human rights abuses.

“It is clear from the above analysis that the implementation of a formal staff dress code or grooming standards would likely expose the council to considerable liability,” said the joint statement by Superintendent Sari Taha and the director of education Curtis Ennis.

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The recommendation follows calls from some students, parents and members of the Trafalgar community who were uncomfortable with the teacher’s clothing choices.

The HDSB had considered a dress code when it was revealed at the start of the school year, but decided against it, saying in the report that it is important to recognize the impact of dress code policies on members of the transgender community.

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“In particular, it is important that employers make arrangements to ensure that these employees are able to express themselves in accordance with their lived gender,” the HDSB report states.

School board leaders also said that since their collective agreement with the teachers expired in August and nothing new has been signed, her hands are tied as she is unable to adjust the terms of work during these negotiations.

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“As a result, the HDSB is unable to impose a dress code on staff during negotiations, but is not limited to considering dress codes in general,” the executives said.

The case is still under review by the Ontario College of Teachers, which the agency launched in mid-October.

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Melbourne Cup Carnival 2022: Best Dressed Stakes Day, Monique Fontana stuns in sheer dress https://alslh.com/melbourne-cup-carnival-2022-best-dressed-stakes-day-monique-fontana-stuns-in-sheer-dress/ Sat, 05 Nov 2022 03:00:00 +0000 https://alslh.com/melbourne-cup-carnival-2022-best-dressed-stakes-day-monique-fontana-stuns-in-sheer-dress/ Day four of the Melbourne Cup Carnival is underway with a host of glamorous entrants stepping out in a range of fun and colorful Stakes Day plays. Also known as “Family Day”, Stakes Day has the most relaxed dress code of the four days, with attendees encouraged to don “easy and airy” ensembles in keeping […]]]>

Day four of the Melbourne Cup Carnival is underway with a host of glamorous entrants stepping out in a range of fun and colorful Stakes Day plays.

Also known as “Family Day”, Stakes Day has the most relaxed dress code of the four days, with attendees encouraged to don “easy and airy” ensembles in keeping with its toned down theme.

However, tough bans still apply to trainers, jeans and crop tops – requirements Saturday racegoers had no problem complying with.

Channel 10 Melbourne Cup carnival jockey and commentator Michelle Payne stuns in a stunning royal blue dress by Jason Grech with a belt-style suspender and large matching fascinator.

She teamed the ensemble with silver heels and small hoop earrings.

Monique Fontana, the stunning fiancée of AFL player Patrick Cripps, stepped out in a jaw-dropping design.

Australian Survivor contestants Chrissy Zaremba and Mark Wales attended the event together, with Chrissy captured in a short floral number and fluffy green coat, while Mark opted for a navy suit and pink striped tie.

Singer and MC Brihony Dawson dazzled in a green suit, white pants and a striking pair of yellow shades.

Miss Universe Australia runner-up Eleanor Baillieu paired a black dress with accents of yellow and brown with a yellow shoulder bag and sleek black sunglasses.

Masterchef contestant Khanh Ong put on a strapping display in cream pants and a matching brown suit with a red tie.

Racegoers were dazzled by a range of bright and cheerful designs for the event, which was set to be mostly sunny and have a high of 22 degrees.

Flowing dresses in hot pink, blue, orange and yellow seemed to be the theme of the day.

Bec Judd brings his expertise to Family Day

Rebecca Judd has been a regular at the Melbourne Cup Carnival for over a decade, making her an unofficial expert in the racing event’s strict dress codes.

But while the mother-of-four knows what not to wear in order to meet the Victoria Racing Club’s (VRC) lengthy dress requirements, some still can’t get it right.

As all four events wrap up today with Stakes Day, also known as ‘Family Day’, fashion’s tight ropes are being loosened a bit, allowing racing fans to opt for a look a little more “relaxed” at the edge of the track.

Bec, now 39, has embraced the freedom of the Melbourne Cup final event for years, including wearing a range of colorful outfits over the years – including this contrasting blue floral skirt with strappy top with silver sequins in 2008.

The AFL WAG – then named Rebecca Twigley – finished her outfit with a pair of silver kitten heels and a matching bow fascinator.

“Stakes Day is more relaxed, so take the opportunity to dress up fun and flirty and really embrace spring,” writes Searcher shopping editor Mia Steiber.

Bec does just that, opting for a patterned pink and black dress a few years later when she took part in 2011 as Mrs. Judd after tying the knot with husband Chris the year before.

Despite the high point, you’d be forgiven for not recognizing the Melbourne influencer in these throwback snaps.

From dark hair to bold prints, the photos are a nostalgic throwback to a style Bec long ago ditched. Even chunky black heels with multiple ankle straps are adorably dated.

Coming off her chic and stylish appearance at the 2022 Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, it’s fair to say Bec would probably never wear an outfit like this these days.

Everyone attending an event at Flemington Racecourse must meet a certain standard of dress, but the rules are particularly strict for VIPs and celebrities under the prestigious Birdcage marquee.

Those in the glitzy enclosure who are “expected to maintain an appropriate standard commensurate with dignity” according to the VRC.

“The main garments that are not acceptable include; short jumpsuits or jumpsuits, clothes that show the belly and shorts,” says VRC on its website.

Tights and leggings are also prohibited, as well as jeans of any kind, cut-out outfits, and clothing with rips or tears.

Footwear rules are just as strict, with flip-flops, trainers and casual shoes deemed “not acceptable”.

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Students protest ‘sexist’ dress code by wearing same outfits to school https://alslh.com/students-protest-sexist-dress-code-by-wearing-same-outfits-to-school/ Wed, 02 Nov 2022 14:18:17 +0000 https://alslh.com/students-protest-sexist-dress-code-by-wearing-same-outfits-to-school/ Two high school students have taken the bold step of wearing the same style of outfits to class to highlight the school’s “sexist” dress code. The results proved their hypothesis correct, exposing the uneven way their school dress code was enforced. By wearing the same outfit, the students proved that girls had more dress codes […]]]>

Two high school students have taken the bold step of wearing the same style of outfits to class to highlight the school’s “sexist” dress code.

The results proved their hypothesis correct, exposing the uneven way their school dress code was enforced.

By wearing the same outfit, the students proved that girls had more dress codes than boys.

In the TikTok video which received 2.7 million likes, Drew Jarding (@drooscroo) and classmate Kenzie Crimmins (@kenziecrimmins) both wore cropped shirts to school.

Their intention was to highlight the sexism of the school’s dress code, and they anticipated that only Kenzie would be reprimanded for her attire.

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“Dressing the same at school to show how sexist dress codes are,” Drew wrote in a text message on the video.

Both of the students’ tops reveal their midsections, except Drew’s top is much more revealing than Kenzie’s.

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Mom claims son’s Christian school asks to inspect girls’ underwear before homecoming ball https://alslh.com/mom-claims-sons-christian-school-asks-to-inspect-girls-underwear-before-homecoming-ball/ Sat, 29 Oct 2022 19:21:57 +0000 https://alslh.com/mom-claims-sons-christian-school-asks-to-inspect-girls-underwear-before-homecoming-ball/ School policies regarding dress codes and other requirements are becoming increasingly controversial as students, especially female students, begin to speak out about how targeted one feels because of their clothing. But one private school took its dress code a bit too far, according to a mom on Reddit. A mother claims her son’s private Christian […]]]>

School policies regarding dress codes and other requirements are becoming increasingly controversial as students, especially female students, begin to speak out about how targeted one feels because of their clothing.

But one private school took its dress code a bit too far, according to a mom on Reddit.

A mother claims her son’s private Christian school asked to inspect the girls’ underwear.

“The school my son attends wants to inspect all the girls’ underwear before they go home…” the mum captioned her post, which was shared with a Reddit group dedicated to blowing off steam. exasperating of life.

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“My son goes to a private Christian school and I received a notice that before a girl can attend the homecoming, she must have her dress and underwear inspected,” she said. writing.

The post continued with a preview of how the school would get the underwear, “They should send the dress in a bag, with the underwear in a ziplock with the name of ‘the child’, to be inspected by the school.”

Now, this isn’t the first time something like this has happened. In 2002, an assistant principal outraged parents when she was caught lifting skirts at a ball.

“I’m not against flip-flops,” she told the San Diego Union-Tribune. “But when a girl wearing a thong and a short skirt bends over…it exposes her ass.”

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K-12 education: Ministry of Education should provide information on fairness and safety in school dress codes https://alslh.com/k-12-education-ministry-of-education-should-provide-information-on-fairness-and-safety-in-school-dress-codes/ Tue, 25 Oct 2022 16:40:40 +0000 https://alslh.com/k-12-education-ministry-of-education-should-provide-information-on-fairness-and-safety-in-school-dress-codes/ What the GAO found While school districts often cite safety as a reason for having a dress code, many dress codes include elements that can make the school environment less fair and less safe for students. For example, approximately 60% of dress codes have rules involving body and clothing measurement of students, which may involve […]]]>

What the GAO found

While school districts often cite safety as a reason for having a dress code, many dress codes include elements that can make the school environment less fair and less safe for students. For example, approximately 60% of dress codes have rules involving body and clothing measurement of students, which may involve adults touching students. As a result, students, especially girls, may feel less safe in school, according to a range of stakeholders interviewed by GAO. According to the GAO’s nationally generalizable review of public school dress codes, districts more frequently restrict items typically worn by girls — such as skirts, tank tops, and leggings — than those typically worn by boys. boys – such as muscle shirts. Most dress codes also contain rules about students’ hair, hairstyles and head coverings, which may disproportionately impact black students and those of certain religions and cultures, according to researchers and district officials. . Department of Education (Education) officials told GAO they were considering options to provide helpful resources to stakeholders and the public, but as of September 2022, Education had not provided information on dress codes. Providing such information would be consistent with the agency’s goal of improving fairness and safety in schools.

Items Commonly Prohibited by School Dress Codes

Schools that report enforcing strict dress codes primarily enroll black and Hispanic students and are more likely to drop students from class. GAO’s analysis of national data found that more than four out of five predominantly black schools and nearly two-thirds of predominantly Hispanic schools enforce a strict dress code, compared to about one-third of predominantly white schools. Additionally, schools that enforce strict dress codes are associated with statistically significant higher rates of discipline that keep students away from the classroom (e.g., suspensions). Additionally, about 44% of dress codes described “informal” removal policies, such as removing a student from a class without documenting it as a suspension. The education sector has recently noted challenges with informal withdrawals in guidance documents, but has no information on the prevalence or impact of this emerging issue. Without information on the full range of disciplinary measures applied to children, including informal removals and non-exclusive discipline, education efforts to provide resources on the fair application of discipline will have critical gaps.

Why GAO Did This Study

In recent years, researchers, advocates, parents, and students have raised concerns about fairness in school dress codes. Concerns have included the adverse effects of removing students from the classroom for violating the dress code.

A committee report accompanying HR 7614 included a provision for the GAO to study dress code discipline. This report also responds to a request for a study of informal removals. This report examines (1) the characteristics of K-12 dress codes in school districts nationwide and how education supports the design of fair and safe dress codes; (2) enforcement of dress codes and how education supports equitable enforcement of dress codes.

To examine the characteristics of dress codes, GAO analyzed a nationally representative sample of public school district dress codes. To assess the enforcement of dress codes and how education supports school districts, GAO analyzed education data; reviewed relevant studies on the discipline of dress code; and interviewed academic researchers and officials from national organizations, school districts and education.

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Dog Costume Contest and South Coast Botanical Garden Walk https://alslh.com/dog-costume-contest-and-south-coast-botanical-garden-walk/ Mon, 24 Oct 2022 23:38:58 +0000 https://alslh.com/dog-costume-contest-and-south-coast-botanical-garden-walk/ The South Coast Botanical Garden (SCBG) makes sure this HOWL-o-ween is full of tricks AND treats! They invite you and your furry friends to an exclusive Halloween dog walk on October 30, 2022. So grab a leash, bring your four-legged friends and put on your best costumes. Be sure to take a picture of yourself […]]]>

The South Coast Botanical Garden (SCBG) makes sure this HOWL-o-ween is full of tricks AND treats! They invite you and your furry friends to an exclusive Halloween dog walk on October 30, 2022. So grab a leash, bring your four-legged friends and put on your best costumes.

Be sure to take a picture of yourself and/or your pup fully dressed and post it to Instagram using the hashtag #SCBGcostumeContest to enter and win 2 tickets to their next light show.

Located in Palos Verdes, this beautiful 87-acre garden is home to over 2,500 unique species of plants, making it a lush oasis. Now you and your fur baby can escape the city and enjoy all of its natural beauty. Remember that there are only a few places where dogs are prohibited for safety and precaution. This includes the Bohannon Rose Garden and Koi Pond, but don’t worry, you and your pup will still be able to enjoy the majority of this greenery-filled gem.

Code of conduct for Halloween dog walks:

  • Dogs must be leashed and kept with owners at all times while on the grounds, including parking.
  • For everyone’s safety, please keep 6 feet apart.
  • All dogs must have up-to-date vaccinations and registrations.
  • To protect humans and fur babies, stay on designated paths and trails. As the South Botanic Garden says, “It protects all forms of life (plants and animals)!”
  • They also state on their site: “By participating in these special dog walking hours, owners take full responsibility for the behavior of their dog/dogs.”
  • Respect the garden and leave no trace. Please clean up after yourself and your pup. Doggy bags are available on site.
  • SCBG follows the Los Angeles Dog Park municipal codes, which can be found here: https://www.laparks.org/dogparks

This special dog walk takes place on October 30, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All halloweens, bloodhounds, pugins and all other four-legged friends are welcome! Check the time slots and get your tickets here.

For non-members, the price of admission to the garden is $15, get full admission details here. For any questions or concerns, you can contact SCBG here.

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