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Dress code violation forces teen to get on her knees in the principal’s office

Amanda Durbin, a 17-year-old high school senior in Kentucky decided to protest her school’s dress code by wearing a dress that came to right above the knee with leggings underneath. Durbin was pulled out of class and forced to miss instructional time so that she could kneel in the principal’s office to have her skirt length measured. Durbin isn’t the only teen protesting archaic and sexist dress codes that fall mainly on female students. Girls in other schools across the country have started the hashtag #CropTopDay to bring attention to rules they say contribute to rape culture and encourages their male peers to look at them as sex objects. 

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