Clothes rules are the primary source of conflict.
Students at Evanston Township High School received citations for not adhering to the dress code, such as Emma Stein. Wearing sweatpants throughout the day because her dress was too short was an inconvenience. She realised that the rules needed to be changed after this experience.
Protests against strict dress codes were held in 2016 at schools across the country. A school’s dress code policy was changed after the protests.