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School uniforms vs fashion statements

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by SomeRandom, Aug 15, 2019.

  1. Revoltingest

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    I bristle at the idea that government can force kids to dress
    in a manner to give the appearance of financial equality.
     
  2. Father Heathen

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    If public schools went this route, private schools with no such policy would be an option.
     
  3. SomeRandom

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    Some ties are pretty though

    With or without, what’s the difference

    That’s exactly what an undercover teacher would say. I’m onto you!!
     
  4. SomeRandom

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    Lol what?
    Government doesn’t do anything. The school sets the policy. And uniforms have more to do with security purposes than giving any appearance of financial equality. Shops just saw a market and pounced.
     
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    Thank you! I hated wearing skirts in high school. There was a rule (which only one or two teachers actually bothered to enforce) which said formal uniform on Monday’s and every other day you could wear the sports uniform only if you had PE or sport that day. I had a business teacher who was unusually strict about uniforms. So I used to print out fake timetables to prove I had PE on the days I had her lol
     
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  6. Evangelicalhumanist

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    I went to a boy's boarding school throughout high school. It was run by Quakers (and I say that with admiration, believe me!). We had no uniform, but we had a simple dress rule for the school day -- shirt with a collar, pants with a crease, shoes with a shine. And for dinner (Monday - Friday evening, Sunday Noon), jacket and tie.

    So a bit of freedom of choice within limits, and yes...all kids the same. It's very workable.
     
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    Hmmm . . . lets see

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    Is there really any debate?

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    Civil disobedience would be too.
     
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    I am pedantic, but not suited for teaching.
     
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    Ameristanian public schools are an arm of government.
     
  11. SomeRandom

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    Ahh I see. Damned gubernment!!! *shakes fist angrily at the White House*
     
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    I remain suspicious
     
  13. Father Heathen

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    My mobile took a dump on my original post so let's just agree to disagree.
     
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    Especially those who like to say they are non conformist. As far as I can tell, that group, hipsters, emo, or whatever group, they all look alike.
     
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    Take away one thing they bully over, they still have 999,999 other things, reasons, and excuses to be a bully. It won't help or address bullying.
     
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    Omg I just had flashbacks to my cringe emo teen phase. Lmao! And the “I must be emo” song parodying the whole thing. Ahh high school
     
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    I never did the emo thing, but I found that song hilarious. "you'd be nonconforming too if you looked just like me." :laughing:
     
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    I was more punk honestly, but the teen angst in me made me like the various “life is sad” songs lol
     
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    Local government.
     
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    A good speller too.
     
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