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The F Word Ex: School Dress Codes

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Do school dress codes impede a student’s creativity and self-expression? Do dress codes provide a safe learning environment by deterring violence and gang activity? Are uniforms a better alternative? Style choices of students often clash with a school’s dress codes or requirements. Some believe dress codes go too far causing suspensions for long hair, ethnic wear, t-shirt sayings and more. Is the association between appearance and behavior valid? Do children need the guidelines and boundaries provided by uniforms and public school dress codes? We’ll be discussing these questions and more as we examine the pros and cons of school dress codes!!