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Con to the question "Should Students Have to Wear School Uniforms?"

“[M]andatory school uniforms… give school officials extraordinary power over what should be a parental prerogative, without any firm evidence that uniforms enhance learning or discipline…

Schools have a dual responsibility to educate students and to develop productive, creative individuals who will grow up to lead the nation and bring innovation to our marketplace. …[I]t’s hard to be an individual when the system punishes anything but conformity.”

“Uniform Policy Goes Too Far,”, July 23, 1999


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