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Only in America: Leggings impede learning?

A junior high school deems leggings to be classroom distractions — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A California junior high school has amended its dress code to ban leggings for girls, claiming that they can be a classroom distraction. "Leggings have become popular among girls and many are sheer," said the school's principal. "When girls bend in leggings the threads spread and that's when it really becomes a problem."