Mandating uniforms in public schools
Keep reading for information on public school uniform statistics and the ongoing school uniform debate.
Well, there are an equal number of studies that put forward the thought that making uniforms a compulsory affair can be actually, quite detrimental to students. De Mitchell and Fossey unravel the complexity of the policy issue confronting schools, parents, and students regarding what students may wear to school.In addition to a valuable review of the early research on the efficacy of school uniforms as a reform strategy, De Mitchell and Fossey provide an in-depth analysis of the evolving legal principles that must be considered in implementing school uniforms in our public schools.--Christine Rath, superintendent of schools, Concord, New Hampshire"Professors Fossey and De Mitchell have written another classic book, one that belongs on the desks of every school administrator, lawyer, and scholar.Then, in 1994, the Long Beach Unified School District in California adopted a mandatory uniform policy in some of its schools, making it the first urban district to do so.The adoption of school uniforms for all 200,000 students by the Philadelphia Board of Education in May, 2000 was another landmark.Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.
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Though public school uniform use is not widespread, it is growing.
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