What would be some great ways for one to guard their eyes while attending public school with immodesty being everywhere?
Looking for sources please- thanks!
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I've attended an interesting lecture in my boys' school in Jerusalem (I think) and the (frum) lecturer presented a very interesting approach to what you ask.
This topic is actually overhyped in Judaism, with Rabbis artificially provoking people's (especially young ones) urges with talks on the severity of lust, actually causing the problem.
The solution, he claimed, would be taking this subject into proportions and adjusting the view to the current conditions. He gave an example of the hippie revolution - "free love" - that lasted a while, for as long as it was a novelty, but eventually, people lost interest in it.
Same here, one should stop focusing on this particular subject and focus on other, not less important aspects of the Jewish conduct - Kosher food, Tefilos, בין אדם לחבירו, honoring parents, studying Torah etc.
I'd add two practical points to that :