23 Aug '14

News School uniforms: free children and families from this tyranny | the big issue

This rigid system of quasi-military uniforms is expensive for families and a constant source of problems for teachersThe most sensible and useful thing would simply be to abolish school uniforms ("Schools are still out for summer, but it's time to count the cost of uniforms", News). Hated and subverted by pupils, generator of considerable time-wasting "discipline" problems or hassles for schools and teachers, often impractical (or at least useless as everyday clothes) and, of course, often wildly expensive.If that is too much and the school must have the "correct" logo or coat of arms to brand its pupils, it could sell the badge separately as a brooch or a patch to attach to ordinary garments. Continue reading...

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