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Skirt requirement violates equal protection, Title IX (access required)

Where a charter school’s dress code required girls to wear skirts, that rule violated the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment and subjected the girls to discrimination and denied them the full benefits of education in violation of Title IX. Background Charter Day School or CDS, a public charter school in North Carolina, requires female students ...