For one N.C. high schooler, getting home from school was a big problem after the assistant principal wouldn’t let her on the school bus because of the top she was wearing.
“What made me want to do this was the fact that women in my school get dress-coded for showing a little shoulder or some stomach area,” says Phil Rodriguez.
Teen's date ditched her for homecoming, so her sister Photoshopped Ryan Reynolds and Patrick Dempsey into the photos.
An upsetting video of a teen with special needs getting shoved and slapped at school by a fellow student is igniting anger across the internet.
A teen's best friend couldn't come to homecoming because he's undergoing cancer treatment at the hospital, so she brought homecoming to him.
Senior Megan Goulding from Frisco, Texas, and a group of her schoolmates hit up IKEA and posed in its staged rooms for some original homecoming photos.
A teenager who attends Beaumont High School in Southern California discovered that her choice of undergarments was actually subject to her teacher's approval.
Several male students wore off-the-shoulder tops — which are banned in their high school’s dress code — to show solidarity with their female peers.
High school student Abigail Davis was pulled from class for wearing shorts that were not deemed "modest enough." She says the school dress code unfairly targets girls.
A high school student in Tennessee was cited for two dress code violations, one of them for simply wearing a sleeved crewneck T-shirt.
Shannon's mom asked for people's help to give Shannon the prom that she deserved. Hundreds came forward to offer their support.
Niki Hughes skipped her high school graduation to go to the beach — and doesn’t regret a thing. A teen who skipped her high school graduation to hit the beach is being both celebrated and condemned for her decision. On May 28, Niki Hughes, an 18-year-old aspiring biomedical engineer in Loganville, Ga., tweeted, “I was supposed to go to my high school graduation today, but life took me here instead … no more negativity in my life,” along with two photos of herself lying in the sun.
Khye Jessup, who has a rare genetic disorder with a short life expectancy, at graduation. Khye Jessup, a 20-year-old in Greensboro, N.C., was born with Hunter syndrome, a rare genetic disorder marked by a missing enzyme that causes cognitive and physical regression during the toddler years. “I suspected something was wrong when Khye was 6 months old — he looked a little different than the other kids — but doctors kept assuring me he was fine,” Khye’s mom, Shelley Mason, 42, a public health nurse, tells Yahoo Beauty.
Angel Hall made Kayla Barnes a promise to create awareness of the disease that took her life, leukemia.
Deering High School is reportedly the first high school in the U.S. to provide student athletes with hijabs.
An accidental racial slur was published on the front cover of a middle school yearbook. A San Diego middle school was forced to recall their yearbooks after an accidental racial slur was published on the front cover. “On that map there was a reference to a place where a freed slave was known to reside,” Christine Paik, Director of Communications at Poway Unified School District told KFMB-TV.
Just three minutes before lining up for the ceremony, senior Leroy Solis Jr. was told that he wouldn’t be allowed to walk in jeans, without a tie. From there, he explained that he needed slacks in order to take part in the ceremony, and the man immediately agreed to give Solis Jr. his own. In a post on Facebook, the teen’s sister, Rosemary De Los Santos, explained how it all took place, while extending her tremendous gratitude.
It's a "Cinderella" story for a Chicago teen who was struggling to pay her way to three big year-end events: a luncheon, graduation, prom.