Jake’s proscribed apparel? A T-shirt sporting the American flag. The Dos Palos-Oro Loma Joint Unified School District’s dress code prohibits “shirts or blouses that promote specific races, cultures or ethnicities.”
Mixed record in court
In a legal analysis of dress code policies, the First Amendment Center in Nashville, Tenn., said courts remained divided over how much weight to give schools’ assessments of what constitutes “material or substantial disruption.”
I think- there should not be a dress code in colleges!
At Joy Christian School the dress code in the last year has dramatically changed, getting more and more lenient as the years go by because of students refusing to follow it....
In school we wear dress code to maintain equality between students.
Coming to the topic, a few issues related to dress-codes I wish to express here- I've observed that while many schools/colleges impose such a strict discipline on dress of their students, most of them hardly bother about noticing how well the STAFF (teachers/lecturers) groom themselves as well!
POULI I personally agree with dress code in colleges.
Sarees can also be worn high on the waist w/ high-neck blouses (as in the '80s!).....so if there be dress-codes, this should apply for EVERYONE in the school/college premises.
we all had a particular dress code for 12 years in schools.
David Brunsma, a sociologist who wrote Uniforms in Public Schools: A Decade of Research and Debate in 2005, says, “Dress codes and school uniforms increase school safety by eliminating gang-related clothing and helping aid in the recognition of nonstudents on campus....
So dress code is important for the young college goers.
Nevertheless, students still get away with showing off a good three-fourths of their thighs and midriff section, or egotistic “muscle-shirts.” Some people would argue that it takes away students First Amendment by enacting a dress code, but honestly, why do you need to show off large amounts of flesh at school, where you are there to learn....
And after school years, the dress codes or uniform are out of use.
The introduction of dress codes has been a common intervention in our educational system to help decrease the number of disciplinary issues that are dealt with on a daily basis.