FROM THE NEWS DESK
School uniforms and dress codes ... they have always been a topic of debate.
Long skirts, short skirts, puffer jackets, coloured nail polish, ties tied, socks up, hair dyed, beards grown - these are just some of the debates I have heard about.
In schools they teach students to be individuals, but then restrain students by having children dressed nearly identical.
However, students represent their school so it’s not unreasonable that they be wellpresented and have pride for where they attend, right?
Some debates are a hard sell for me, while others I can see a point in a change.
The latest debate is at Fiordland College.
Parents have taken to social media to raise awareness for a need for a more gender neutral uniform, one which girls can choose to wear shorts or pants if they want to.
Read about it on page 5.
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