Girl Scouts challenge dress code in Alabama school system
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Girl Scouts who attend schools in the city of Auburn have created a petition asking the school board to update the school system’s current dress code, saying students should feel comfortable and should not not worry about “publicly shaming yourself”. .”
Marcie Gaylor, volunteer experience coordinator for Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama, said about four girls from Troop 7018 and Troop 7012 got together in May to discuss the dress code and came up with the idea of modify it. The girls came up with the wording themselves with guidance from a few adults, Gaylor said.