Dress codes have long prompted debates among not just the students who are forced to abide by them, but by the adults who are asked to justify them. Proponents praise the simplicity of solid, straightforward color schemes and claim that uniforms reduce student-led ridicule over brands and style— placing high- and low-income populations on equal footing in the classroom. On the other hand, many oppose the imposition of a dress code on the grounds that it stifles creativity, limits student expression, and infringes on students’ First Amendment rights.
The Washington State Supreme Court just set a new precedent for bad timing. As of 3:55pm on September 4, 2015—just days before thousands of kids would go back to school—a 116- year-old decision (School District No. 20 v. Bryan) suddenly became the single most important document in the battle for school choice in Washington State. Surprise!
Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions. This week: Florida immigration attorney Peter Loughlin explains the F-1 student visa.
An #EqualPayDay roundup of the top tweets and articles that got us thinking about gender dynamics in our personal and professional lives.
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A look at student tech trends in elementary through high school, and how attitudes are shifting around technology in schools.
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School districts are replacing fire and tornado drills with lockdown drills that train students and staff to react to intruders or shooters.
Famous, and infamous, celebrities who passed the bar, a few who didn’t make the cut. Plus, child actors turned successful attorneys.