Community·Posted on Jul 7, 2021What's Something That Was Normalized In School But Is Actually Really Toxic?Too. Much. Standardized. Testing.by Hannah DobrogoszBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink While education is very important, I think we can all agree that the school system has plenty of flaws. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF TV Land / Via media.giphy.com Lots of things that are "normalized" in school are actually pretty messed up. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC / Via media.giphy.com For starters, the way many schools choose to implement and enforce dress codes is highly problematic. Sending young girls home for wearing tank tops in August is disturbing and disruptive. Getty Images The tremendous emphasis placed on test-taking is also pretty awful. It's an unfair assessment of intelligence and doesn't accurately measure or capture how smart students really are. Massanph / Getty Images Additionally, the practice of sending students home with hours of homework per class is ridiculous. It discourages them from going outside, socializing, or participating in extracurriculars. Jose M. Alvarez / Getty Images What's something that's regarded as "normal" in school, but is actually pretty messed up? Tell us in the comments. The best submissions will be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post!