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China_cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-12-05 08:27 PM
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18. Our schools do
and since they've been in force (almost 10 years now) the numbers of fights and thefts of things like expensive sneakers, jackets, etc, has markedly decreased.

Since the uniform for all the schools is either navy pants (or skirt if a girl wants to wear one) and a white or light blue collared shirt for elementary; khaki pants/skirt and white or red collared shirt for middle and high schools, it's not hard to find what you need even in the thrift stores and hand-me-downs are no longer out of the question. No brand name sneakers or hats or jackets or sunglasses allowed. Generic everything for everybody.

I was dead set against the idea when I first heard about it but have to admit that it's had good effects and taken a lot of pressure off parents.

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