Re: State of Florida Student Dress Code Law
My youngest two will have to wear uniforms this year. All Christina middle schools are going to mandatory uniforms. Each school is different though. My girls went to Kirk the first 2 years they did uniforms, it was one of the first in our district. What pissed me off was it wasn't enforced, at all. So I'd be arguing with my girls on what the uniform code is, and they would try the "but so and so wears it!" My reply was always "so and so isn't my kid, you are. I know the uniforms code and you will abide by it because you are my kid. Period. End of discussion." But it was almost a daily argument, over stupid crap too like earing's or wearing slippers! And sure enough we'd pull up to drop them off and half the kids were breaking some form of the uniform code! Drove me nuts. Last year I choiced them to another middle school. Now we'll be back to uniforms again. We'll see how it's dealt with in the new middle school. And out of all 3 middle schools around us the one my kids go to has the most options for colors in pants and shirts. I just ordered a bunch of shirts for my son and he's happy because they are colors he likes, red, and two different blues. It just makes me mad too because the school tries to tell the parents that uniforms will save money.....um no, no it won't. Because now I have to not only buy school clothes (uniforms) but "play" clothes for them to wear when they get home. None of my kids will stay in that uniform after school. That I know. I'm not a fan of school uniforms, but now that it is mandatory my kids will comply. And the school doesn't supply them either. I usually get mine from JCPenny's.
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