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New dress code makes students feel more comfortable on campus

The Turlock Unified School Board of Trustees approved an updated version of the district’s dress code at the Board meeting on Oct. 5, allowing students to wear spaghetti straps, crop tops, pajamas and hats to school.

While many students said they are happy to see the dress code changed to allow for more freedom in clothing choices, not all Board members supported the changes.

Board member Mary Jackson voted against the updated dress code.

During the Sept. 21 board meeting, Jackson expressed concern about standards for students being lowered.

“I’m not willing to lower the bar. I’m not comfortable with

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Amazon Prime Video’s Cinderella and Shoes That Fit give students shoes

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Many Amazon Prime members have been waiting for the Camila Cabello and Billy Porter’s version of Cinderella to premiere on September 3. In the meantime, the Prime Video team has collaborated with the non-profit organization Shoe That Fits to help students start off the school year on the right foot.

Amazon Prime team ready to give away shoes at Rosecrans Elementary School in Compton. Courtesy of The Brand Agency.

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Student’s shoes almost kept him from walking high school graduation

One high school senior almost missed his own graduation after he was told a school policy did not allow his type of shoes at the ceremony.  

When Daverius Peters, a senior at Hahnville High School in Boutte, Louisiana,arrived at the convention center where his graduation was being held May 19, a school representative blocked him from entering. 

“She just stopped me saying I couldn’t wear my shoes,” Peters said. “Another kid had the exact same shoes, so I was confused.”

The school’s graduation dress code policy says male students must wear dark dress shoes and tennis shoes are not allowed.

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Students denied entry to prom over shoes

NOCONA, Texas (KAUZ) – For most high school students, prom is a time to celebrate the last hoorah of the school year, but for Prairie Valley High School Students Kasi Phillips and Jasmine Jones, it was anything but that.

“I wasn’t even going to go but then my mom said we should do it for Navaha and that’s when I decided we were gonna go,” Jones said.

Navaha Resendiz was a student of Nocona ISD and was best friends with Phillips and Jones. On March 27 of this year, the three girls along with two others were involved in a

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