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are you for or against mandatory uniform policies in public schools?
personally, i'm not a fan. my oldest doesn't have problems deciding what she's going to wear and buying uniforms doesnt save me money because i still have to buy them. i don't agree with everyone having to look the same either.
Answer by kmath at 4:27 PM on Aug. 8, 2012
I'm not a fan. I'm definitely pro dress code but, the uniforms are a bit much. And, in the end, more costly for parents since they have to buy uniforms & regular clothes. And, NO ONE looks good in khakis.
Answer by 3libras at 4:29 PM on Aug. 8, 2012
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Answer by DreainCO at 4:33 PM on Aug. 8, 2012
Answer by supgrl87 at 4:38 PM on Aug. 8, 2012
I like them... but I think the school system has it backwards here. the grade schools and one of the jr highs has them and the high schools don't. To me I think the high schools need them because of the garp they all wear. I like the fact that's it's easy to pick things out and there isn't any fussing on what to wear and trying to keep up with what everyone is wearing. I think it looks cleaner too. I think it should be mandatory... I know not everyone will agree because they are going to gripe because of kids not being "individuals" but it just cuts down on a lot of drama... JMO
Answer by goofygalno1 at 4:40 PM on Aug. 8, 2012
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Answer by momofone725 at 8:41 PM on Aug. 8, 2012
Here, uniforms are required at the middle and high schools, but not at the elementary schools. I wasn't a fan at first, but can see how they reduce a few problems. At very least, it takes hardly any time to find clothes for school each day. Here, the kids can wear navy or khaki pants, shorts or skorts with a polo or oxford-style shirt. They have requirements for the length of tops and how short shorts can be, and on "dress-down" days, they still have to follow a code. This is our second year, so we're adjusting. For the record, my daughter hates them and finds them to be very uncomfortable.
Answer by jsbenkert at 8:44 PM on Aug. 8, 2012