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#IfAnythingSchoolTaughtMe hashtag fuels debate about dress codes

The debate about dress codes is far from over.
/ Source: TODAY

The debate about dress codes is far from over.

In fact, it's heating up again as social media users take to Twitter to complain about dress code rules in schools, using the trending hashtag #IfAnythingSchoolTaughtMe to share their stories.

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What started as a general hashtag about making friends, multitasking and, of course, sillier posts about forging parents' signatures and hitting the snooze button too many times, turned into a debate about dress codes with an abundance of tweets like these:

In recent months, many women have been speaking up about how dress codes are too harsh on women, saying they think the rules are often sexist and unfairly target females, especially in schools.

In May, a group of New Jersey high school students protested their school's dress code and launched a petition to change it, saying the dress code "disproportionately targets female students for wearing summer clothing."

A young woman's post about her sister being sent home for wearing a baseball shirt and leggings sparked outrage in Texas, and a Connecticut school was recently criticized for creating a prom dress panel to decide which dresses students had already purchased were appropriate to wear.