Student and High School Battle It Out Over a Dress

Senior Laura Wiggins, 18, was suspended for one day for wearing a full-length, backless halter dress.
1:29 | 05/15/15

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Now to a dress code dilemma. One that has a teenager faces off with her school. She's punished for her outfit. She's not taking it quietly. Reporter: This morning, one teenager saying dwroe this dress. But her school saying, no. 18-year-old high school senior Lauren Wiggins speaking out, telling cbc news her school suspended her for one day for wearing this dress, saying it tound her full-plengt backless halter dress in appropriate. They said that part of my body showing was a distraction, a sexual distraction to the young men in my school. Reporter: Lauren wrote a letter to her school, fighting against the unjust standards women face. Saying she's fed up that women canning be comfortable without being provocative. If you're truly concerned that a boy in school will get distracted by my upper back and shoulders, he needs to be sent home and practice self-control. I think it's ridiculous. Ridiculous. Reporter: Her school's website lists a des code banning shirts erks posing shoulders, back, or midriffs. Citing halter tops as excessively revealing. If there's an issue with one of the rules, bring it to our attention. We'll work with you. Reporter: We reached out to Lauren, her family, and the school district and have not heard back. For "Good morning America," Mara shaf campchiavoca schiavocampo, ABC news, new

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