District Officials Consider Uniforms in High Schools to Cut Gang Pressure
Post-Dispatch, Sterling Levy, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
Student uniforms may be required or encouraged at the Normandy School District's secondary schools in the near future. No public schools in the metropolitan area currently require uniforms for secondary students.
A committee representing the school community will be named to study and advise the board on uniforms. At last week's board meeting, member Rita Days introduced the issue. "We should be proactive in this area," she said.
Long associated with religious schools, uniforms have been introduced into many public schools in recent years. Primarily this has happened in areas where gang activity has flourished or where street clothes are deemed to be hindering a …
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