A new dress code set to be enforced for all 18 Forney Independent School District schools for the upcoming school year has parents and students upset. According to Insider, more that 4,000 people have signed a petition against the move.

Get our free mobile app

So much for individualism, expressing yourself or whatever you want to call it, but one school district in North Texas has decided that the clothes your wear to school will determine how successful you'll be in the future. As you can imagine, there are a lot of students upset at the ISD's decision to enforce the new dress code for the upcoming school year.

School Dress Code

School dress codes are nothing new. There are schools that set the dress code for their students all over the country. Forney Independent School District in North Texas has decided to do the same and will enforce a new dress code that will not allow students to wear what the district deems as "unprofessional."

Here's the "Back for the Future" video the district released earlier this month.



The idea is to prepare students for the future workforce.

New Dress Code

Clothing and hairstyle will now be set by school officials and includes all students grade 5 and above. Forney ISD released their new dress code online. Among the clothes being restricted include hoodies, dresses, overalls, denim jeans, zippered shirts or blouses and T-shirts. Unnatural hair color and grooming is also required.

The new dress code allows students to wear solid colored shirts and slacks, shorts or capri pants must be in navy blue, black or khaki colors.

Petition

Naturally many students and parents feel the new dress code is too strict. A petition was started to fight the new guidelines and now has more than 4,000 names on it.

Will the petition actually change the minds of the school officials?

Could Central Texas school districts be headed for a more strict dress code?

Are you for or against a dress code in your child's school?

Let us know in the comments.

Hook ‘Em! 7 Celebrity Graduates From University of Texas at Austin

When you think of the University of Texas at Austin, what comes to your mind first? Is it celebrities? Of course, some celebrities are more vocal than others about their alma mater. Matthew McConaughey lets everyone know where he came from, so no surprises there. The actor is also a Professor of Practice at the university's Moody College of Communication, and graduated in 1993 with a Radio/TV/Film degree from UTA.

Aside from McConaughey, you might be surprised at some of the famous people who picked up a degree in the Lone Star State's capital city.

This Awesome Treetop Dome Airbnb in Marble Falls Is Perfect for Nature Lovers

If you always dreamed of having a summer sleepover in an awesome tree fort, here's your chance. This beautiful Airbnb in Marble Falls lets you live your childhood dream with all the comfy adult amenities.