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position paper research - The letter from the school stated...

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The letter from the school stated that the Uniform Policy was designed “to promote equality, modesty and community.” The reasons stated for implementing the policy included: encourage independence in dressing one- self (especially for the little ones), hopefully easing the handling of bathroom functions; help new children to fit in; maintain a sense of equality and community; improve learning by eliminating the distraction from “clothing is- sues”; eliminate competition regarding fashion and de- signer clothing; eliminate staff distraction that results from logos and pictures on tee-shirts and other clothing; promote pride in self and school; eliminate modesty issues: exposed midriffs, spaghetti straps [on girls I assume]; and enable teachers to focus on individual child. School uniforms have been mandated in many school districts in an effort to promote safety by reducing vio- lence, specifically gang violence. Much popular clothing worn by children and teenagers — the baggy low-riding pants and extra-extra large shirts glamorized by popular
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2009 for the course EDUC 3013 taught by Professor Wexler,emi during the Spring '06 term at Colorado.

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