Teen told to wear ‘appropriate dress’ starts ‘Crop Top Day’ instead

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Alexi Halket wore a turquoise crop top and gray skirt to Etobicoke School of the Arts in Toronto, Canada, on Monday. The fairly simple, summery ensemble soon started quite a stir among the teachers of the school

Halket was sent to principal Rob MacKinnon’s office, where she was told that her outfit was inappropriate for school, and told that she would not be allowed to show up to school in similar attire ever again

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Image: THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO – Sandra Halket

MacKinnon told The Canadian Press that the fashion edict was “about appropriate dress for this setting, not sexualizing students or objectifying them, but what’s OK in school.” Read more…

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