Top Ten Worst School Policiesusername34 This is a list of the most annoying or pointless school policies. This is not meant to be completely universal, just policies that exist in some school districts.
The Top Ten
I only agree that the dress code is ridiculous if a certain piece of clothing is not really that bad. I get it that the spaghetti traps are not allowed, but the wide straps should be just fine.
Now there are some girls that are complaining about the dress codes, are probably the ones who want to wear clothes that are more for mature women. Such as tube top, short skirts that are a little too high on the thighs, and short shorts that when you bend over you can almost see her a**. It's a place to learn, not a bar to go pick up guys for a one night stand. Guys should not have their baggy pants down with their boxers showing. Again it's a place to learn, not a prison to find your next jailbird lover ( That's where that trend actually came from.)
Dress codes, are absolutely ridiculous. I find self-expression to be very theraputic, and I often do this through my clothing or makeup. I do consider regular creative outlets to be extremely de-stressing, and not having a dress code is the least the schools can do to foster this creativity and expression.
And come on, that three-finger strap rule that my middle school had? Really? It's just a shoulder! - keycha1n
I'm guessing school uniforms fit under dress codes as it is pretty much clothes you have to wear to school and you have no other options, I think it may have been good for me, but only because I would've worn very ugly clothes to school because I didn't really develop my fashion sense for fear of being seen as feminine by all the other people.
Dress codes suck. I live in Florida where it is almost always over 70° F, and we are not allowed to wear shorts. Or anything that goes over our knees. WHAT THE HECKV 9 Comments
In my high school, the staff would LOCK UP all the bathrooms in the school. It started after they found kids were smoking in them. They would only leave 1 or 2 open. The nurse has a bathroom, but it was for emergencies only.
If you're a female and you're on your period you MUST get unlimited bathroom breaks. Either let us change in the restroom or else you'll have to deal with bloody chairs daily for a week each month!
This is too much. We are only allowed to use the bathroom once a day. You need to pee at least twice in seven hours.
My school doesn't have this but it probably really sucksV 4 Comments
When I was in high school, I had a homeroom teacher who forced the entire class to cram our HUGE backpacks into our TINY lockers. My locker had gotten jammed/stuck several times because of this.
In middle school, the only time we can have a backpack is entering the school and leaving the school. Otherwise, they stay in your locker - kaitlynrad11
Luckily, they don't have this rule in my high school. It would be complete chaos if they banned backpacks... - Turkeyasylum
And then WE get in trouble for falling asleep in class. - username34
Only too true. This is by far the easiest way to drastically improve the life and well-being of students, yet, no schools make the change and it frustrates me because there's literally no reason not to. - keycha1n
We get in trouble for sleeping in class when we have twenty minutes to get ready? Yeah, makes a lot of sense.
It's annoying, but it prepares kids for the real world.V 6 Comments
They let use ear buds while we're doing work. - RebelGamer
Sadly, we're only allowed to do this in either an after school club or on the bus - kaitlynrad11
That's actually sad - Ananya
What if the bus makes a mistake? Why should you take the blame for that
Hate this policy! - SamuiNeko
This one is SO easy to fix, sit down in your seat and you won't get that unexcused tardy.
How about the ones who have a life outside of school and want to socialize with our friends? - username34
Well my seat is the teacher's place since there are two teacher's tables. The teacher doesn't care, though.
I almost had that happen to me once, but the teacher was nice so she let me off. - Pegasister12
Australia doesn't have this at all, which is good. - DJSchollen
This is a really good rule because I dislike seeing two middle students in the hall locking lips with lips. WHAT THE (CENSORED) THERE TOO YOUNG. The age to start dating is around is around 16 or 18 around and these kids were 13 or 14 and kissing. And no one cared. So I agree
I saw a two students doing that, nobody complained though - Ananya
That is a good thing... - Catacorn
I’m going lad that’s this a really uneventful I hate seeing thisV 3 Comments
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Keeping up with this stuff is the hardest thing to do and its very common for someone to steal a pen or a pencil if they see it laying down and then they rush us out of class when the bell rings without time to put them up or you'll be late to your next class so you carry it through the busy halls where it falls or someone steals them (my experience as a 7th grader)
My cousins only had 2 days of spring break due to the snow
Hate that. - RebelGamer
THIS IS A GOOD RULE!
Oh, but I can replace my calculator, ruler, and protractor with a phone. But if they went paperless they could save thousands of dollars by requiring kids to use phones. Really, simple logic. - Kaboom
In my school, they let us use them. Just not during class - RebelGamer
In my school, you can have a phone at school, but you can't bring it to class. Just like what @RebelGamer said. - Catacorn
Well, I put cuss words on a lot of my world studies assignments and my teacher is totally cool with that. No seriously, he never told me not to do that.
I break this rule a lot. - Pegasister12
I said S*** when a really strict teacher was right behind me.
When I was a kid, I had this rule - JolteonIsAwesome
I plan on bringing some Poptarts to school soon, so I can eat them in the period where I have a nice teacher that lets us eat in there. - Pegasister12
Lel yeah. We have this rule. - username34
BUT I'M HUNGRY.
My ELA teacher is cool with us eating in class. This kid next to me was eating some chips.
I wear my beanie to school and no one cared ( well, except my LA teacher)
Why the heck does this exist?
"It's rude to wear a hat inside"
Ya, but it's also hella rude to take a student's property and force parents to come and get it, an dits also extremely rude to ban backpacks and force us to carry everything. At least let me wear my flipping hat man
Why does school need to ruin peoples social life?
I'm forever single anyway. - Pegasister12
No one follows this rule
My school has a no friends at all policy. - Kaboom
At my school, even if you get the problem right, it will be considered wrong if you don't show your work. - EpicJake
What is one plus one? Explain your thinking.
At my school, you automatically get a zero if you don't show all your work. - Kaboom
I hate this so much.V 1 Comment
They legit banned fidget spinner in are school. Rest In Peace Fidget Spinner. :(
All boys have to wear belts and facial hair is not permitted
In high school, I stand in line for 1/2 hour and only have like 5-10 minutes left to eat. Also no food outside the cafeteria. This is why I eat so fast (and eat snacks after school)
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2. Punished for not having a ruler/pen/pencil
3. No energy/fizzy drinks
2. Semester/quarter bathroom limits
3. No backpack during school