A high school’s new dress code bans leggings, pajamas and silk bonnets — for parents

It’s not exactly unusual for school dress codes to become a source of controversy. But the latest flare-up has a new twist: This time, it’s parents being told what they can and can’t wear on campus. … “We are preparing your child for a prosperous future,” Carlotta Outley Brown, the principal of James Madison High School in Houston, wrote in a letter to parents on April 9. “We want them to know what is appropriate and what is not appropriate for any setting they might be in.”