It has been a long time since I stepped foot into a school as a student. I've had the privilege of visiting school to talk about radio but there was no dress code. When I was growing up and going to school none of the schools I attended had a dress code so I don't really have a strong opinion for or against dress codes. What do you think, are dress codes a good idea or are they a thing of the past?

What brought up this topic was an online group talking about the do's and don'ts for school dress codes and many parents (especially in Lindale) said just imagine being back in the 1950s and you should be just fine following the dress code.

Lots of parents discussed online how these dress codes made them buy a brand new wardrobe for their kids, which can get expensive as they are still growing.

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It seems like to me there needs to be a compromise on this topic. Keep the dress code but not so strict or incentivize students by doing well you will be allowed to wear jeans with holes in them for just one day.

What do you think... school dress code... good idea or bad idea?

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