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Hello we just moved to a new school in a new district, and I found out today they require uniforms. I have already gone back to school shopping and spent a good amount (a little more than 600) on clothes/shoes/misc. items for school for my kindergartener and second grader. I am not rich, so I am not buying uniforms on top of this. Anyways, I got a uniform waiver and it asks the reason why...and I don't know what to put....they say they have a program where they buy your uniform for you, but my hubby makes too much and we never qualify for things like this, and plus I don't want anyone to buy my kids uniforms. This is not a Charter or Private school, so I don't understand why they have uniforms...it's so annyoing....help please.
Your reason is you already did their school shopping before you moved... now you don't have money to do it twice. Call and speak to someone and ask what you should write. I am NOT a fan of uniforms... a dress code, but uniforms are for the military!!
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It's not the schools fault you went shopping before checking the policy of the new district you'd be moving your children into. You have NO VALID reason to request a waiver. I am shocked the school even offers such a waiver. I'd not want my kids to stick out like sore thumbs among everyone else in school uniforms. ::shrugs:: Not to mention, school is in session 180 days per year, and there are 365 days IN a year. Is the money spent on clothing really a waste? Can they not wear it after school hours, and on the TONS of school days OFF???
As for their HAPPINESS, I think they'll get over wearing a uniform. School is for LEARNING, it is not a damn fashion show.
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