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Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014 7:55 pm | Updated: 12:26 am, Sat Apr 26, 2014.

EVANSTON, Ill. — They’re called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.

Younger girls often wear them as pants with little fuss. But as those same girls approach middle school, leggings have become a clothing accessory that’s increasingly controversial — and seemingly, the favorite new target of the school dress code.

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  • Paula Lozar posted at 1:42 am on Sat, Apr 26, 2014.

    PLozar Posts: 30

    I wonder whether the schools that ban leggings for girls also ban tight-fitting pants for boys, or insist that they wear long tops over them.

     
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