School Tells Student Battling Brain Cancer Her Wig ‘Violates The Dress Code’

This is far from the first time that school districts have come under fire for upholding dress codes that are often sexist, racist, body-shaming in nature, or harmful for those with health concerns or disabilities. A recent report by the National Women’s Law Center found that Black female students are more harshly punished than other students for dress code violations — and that they’re often suspended from school for these violations, missing vital time in the classroom.