New York High School SUSPENDS 13 Female Athletes Who Started Petition To Wear Sports Bras During Training

High school sports teams are supposed to be somewhere that students can build confidence, life skills, and develop as athletes.

For one girl’s track and field team in Albany NY, the usual athletic experience has been overshadowed by something much more controversial: the dress code policy.

Dress code policies vary

Dress code policies for students tend to vary by school board and school district.

Kids in classroom, one boy leans back stretching in his desk
Photo Credit: Andy Barbour / Pexels
Photo Credit: Andy Barbour / Pexels

In recent years, more and more students have had their academic experience interrupted by dress code violations that result in disciplinary action.