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Prom Attire Guidelines Expand In Shelton Schools

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SHELTON, Conn. -- The school board in Shelton unanimously approved to broaden a student dress code policy already in place to include every school club function, banquet and dance, according to the Connecticut Post.

Language was added to the policy prohibiting students from wearing clothes that reveal "backs, midriffs, chests or sides and slits that rise more than 6 inches above the knee," the article said.

There was a controversy last spring when some girls were told weeks before the prom their prom dresses were not appropriate, according to the Connecticut Post.

Ultimately, nobody was not allowed into prom, but the school board’s policy committee began revision work in the summer, the report said.

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