James Madison High School principal Carlotta Outley Brown issued a parental dress code to parents who are enrolling and picking up their students in certain attire. According to a memo that went out to students,
“Parents, we do value you as a parent in your child’s education. You are your child’s first teacher. However, please know we have to have standards. Most of all, we must have high standards.”
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Apparently the policy came two weeks after Joselyn Lewis showed up to the school wearing a headscarf and Marilyn Monroe t-shirt to enroll her child in the school and got turned away.
“She went on to say that she still couldn’t let me on the premises because I was not in dress code and I still didn’t understand what that meant,” Lewis told Houston KPRC.
Another parent said, “If I go into school, I’m going to go in presentable, but I have this on my head. I don’t see how this sets a bad example for a child.”
Here’s what social media had to say about it:
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