The author also discusses empirical data to support the advantages of adopting school uniforms. ” “schools need the authorization to implement uniform clothing requirements. ” On the other hand, it also states, “The governing board shall provide a method whereby parents may choose not to have their children comply with an adopted school uniform policy. ” Constitutional Law — Free Speech Clause — Fifth Circuit Upholds Texas School District’s Dress “The article discusses a court case in which a student Paul Palmer is infringed upon his First Amendment right to free speech in a school dress code violation.
The Fifth Circuit court affirmed, on different grounds, the district courts denial of a preliminary injunction to join enforcement of the school’s dress code as to the plaintiff’s political speech. The court erred in applying the intermediate scrutiny due to the school’s dress code was not a content-neutral regulation” “maintain[ing] an orderly and safe learning environment . . . and encourag[ing] professional and responsible dress,” “by their terms [they] distinguish favored speech from disfavored speech on the basis of the ideas or views expressed. “‘* Konheim-Kalkstein, Y. L. (2006).
A Uniform Look. American School Board Journal, 193(8), 25. “The article explores the issues associated with school uniforms, particularly in the areas of violence prevention, school climate and finances. The arguments presented by supporters and opponents of school uniforms are discussed. Proponents have said that school uniforms have many benefits such as the fact that it can lead to improved discipline and classroom behavior and increased school attendance. Opponents, however, argue that requiring school uniforms violates students’ rights and that uniforms are not responsible for decreased violence.
In exploring the advantages and disadvantages in requiring school uniforms, this article highlights several researches and articles associated with the issue. ” “Every child in this country has the right to a public school education, and that right cannot be conditioned upon compliance with a uniform policy. Some parents and children will have religious objections to uniforms. Others won’t want to participate for aesthetic reasons. ” “For a public school uniform policy to be legal, it has to have an opt-out provision,” ReferencesEssex, N. L. (2004). Student Dress Codes Using Zero Tolerance?.
Education Digest, 70(2), 32. “Focuses on the enforcement of a zero-tolerance policy on dress codes for students in the U. S. Challenges faced by school boards in dress code enforcement; Information on the Supreme Court ruling in Tinker versus Des Moines Independent Community School District which viewed disruptions in school operations; Guidelines that can assist in developing defensible dress code policies while minimizing legal challenges. ” “startling, unusual, immodest, disruptive, or brings undue attention to a student’s anatomy. ” Walmsley, A. (2011).
What the United Kingdom Can Teach the United States About School Uniforms. Phi Delta Kappan, 92(6), 63. “The article discusses the benefits of school dress codes that would require students in the U. S. to wear uniforms and discusses the impact that school uniforms have had on schoolchildren in Great Britain. The cost of school uniforms in Great Britain is kept low, the author states, because generic pieces of clothing are selected and because of competition between retail stores. The opinion of British parents and teachers on the necessity of uniforms is examined as s the impact of the uniforms on student behavior. The differences in the sorts of clothes that are used in school uniforms for girls and boys is considered. Other topics include the use of school uniforms in high-poverty areas and ways that school dress codes can be enforced. ” “Uniforms set the tone for a proper attitude towards work” When I’ve asked students why they still wear their uniform, they say they don’t like “contests” that begin between students about who has the latest and greatest item of clothing