School superintendent asked girls to bend over during dress code check

Noble, Oklahoma school superintendent Ronda Bass is reported to have told an assembly of high school students that girls would be expected to bend over during a dress code check. “If you’re not comfortable with bending over," she warned. "We might have a problem.”

It's for a good cause, though - targeting "skanks." She allegedly told the students: “Have y’all ever seen any ‘skanks’ around this school…I don’t want to see anyone’s ass hanging out of their shorts.”

In a radio interview, Bass (who calls herself "Mama Bear Bass") denied saying anything inappropriate. “I want us to be known as the classy lady Bears.”

School Superintendent Asks Female Students To Bend Over During Dress Code Check

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  1. Because your ability to learn is entirely linked with waht you are wearing.

  2. knappa says:

    Follow the links:

    So this morning Bass followed up, unannounced.
    According to Stephanie she asked just the girls to stand up while she did a dress code check, even asking some of the girls to bend over.
    Stephanie was singled out because in Bass’ opinion her dress was too short.
    Bass says, “If you’re not comfortable with bending over, we might have a problem.”

    Emphasis mine.

  3. At my high school, they made girls kneel on the floor so they could measure the length from the floor to the hem of the skirt. In retrospect, I don't think that was really about dress codes. I think that was about sagging middle aged teachers subjugating adolescent girls in the most humiliatingly sexualized way they could.

    If any teacher or administrator makes my son or daughter kneel or bend over (for any reason), it will be a big problem.

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