The school's principal later clarified that the student wasn't in violation of the dress code. Now, the girl's mother is worried about teachers and administrators issuing violations based on their opinions.
The ACLU stepped in after there were concerns about the school's enforcement of the dress code, which had been revised to allow leggings.
As high school students arrived at Marion P. Thomas Charter School in Newark, N.J., on the first day of class, they weren't expecting to be rejected at the door. That's exactly what happened.