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School District of the City of York “Great Expectations: Failure is Not an Option!”. Middle Level Dress Attire Proposal. Proposal for Dress Attire Policy.

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School district of the city of york great expectations failure is not an option

School District of the City of York“Great Expectations: Failure is Not an Option!”

Middle Level

Dress Attire Proposal


Proposal for dress attire policy

Proposal for Dress Attire Policy

  • All students that attend Edgar Fahs Smith MS, Hannah Penn MS and Lindbergh Academy wear a solid-colored collared polo shirt on a daily basis.

  • Students will have their choice of shirt color.

  • Polo shirt may be long- or short-sleeved.

  • Polo shirt may not be longer than waist length.

  • Students may wear solid color sweaters or sweatshirts over top of their polo shirts; however, the collar must be revealed.

  • Hooded sweatshirts will not be permitted.

  • Students must wear polo shirts that are sized appropriately.


Proposal for dress attire policy1

Proposal for Dress Attire Policy

  • Students may wear slacks or jeans to accompany their polo shirts.

  • Students may opt to wear skirts, capri pants and shorts. However, bottoms must be knee length at minimum.

  • Athletic shorts are not be permitted.

  • Students may wear solid colored tights and leggings with a skirt

  • Students must wear a belt with any bottom that has belt loops.

  • Students may not have holes in their clothing.


Rationale for proposal according to research

Rationale for ProposalAccording to Research…..

  • A uniformly dressed attire policy…

  • Encourages good grooming.

  • Promotes a strong school spirit.

  • Reduces classroom distractions and disruptions.

  • Maintains an academic focus in the classroom.

  • Improves classroom learning outcomes.

  • Increases cohesion between different groups within a school.

  • Provides a clear identification of students within the school and community.


Survey results

Survey Results

  • Survey conducted in various formats.

    • Informal Survey

    • Global Connect Survey

    • Hard Copy Survey

  • Results strongly in favor of a Uniformly Dressed Attire Policy


Survey results1

Survey Results

  • Comments in favor of a Uniformly Dressed Attire Policy

    • “Our youth need to know that there is an acceptable way to dress in society and to show pride in their appearance.”

    • “I think it brings more of a unified spirit.”

    • “Great for parents and students. Implement this in high school, please.”

    • “Safety issue – distinguishes from outsiders.”


Survey results2

Survey Results

  • Concerns with a Uniformly Dressed Attire Policy

    • “Uniforms serve no purpose; but are more costly and do not let children express themselves.”

    • “That is extra money parents do not have.”

    • “I think students should have their own individuality.”


Research

Research

  • According to one survey conducted by the National Association

  • of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), principals of schools

  • that have a uniform dress code in place believe that students

  • stay more disciplined and focused in their studies and feel less

  • peer pressure.

  • North Carolina Family Policy Council, 2001


Research1

Research

  • According to the study, principals identified the following effects

  • of school uniforms:

  • 79% believed uniforms positively affected classroom discipline.

  • 67% saw an improvement in student concentration.

  • 62% noticed a positive effect on school safety.

  • 72% saw an increase in school spirit.

  • 85% noted a better perception of the school by the community.

  • 75% indicated a positive effect on peer pressure among students.

  • North Carolina Family Policy Council, 2001


Research2

Research

Uniforms have been adopted either system-wide or in individual

schools in many of the country’s largest districts. Districts with

uniform policies include:

Los Angeles, CALong Beach, CA

New York City, NY Atlanta, GA

Houston, TX Dallas/Fort Worth. TX

Washington, DCBaltimore, MD

New Orleans, LANashville, TN

Detroit, MIChicago, IL

Jacksonville, FLMiami, FL

Boston, MACleveland, OH

Phoenix, AZ Seattle, WA

St. Louis, MO

http://www.nces.gov


Proposed policy changes

Proposed Policy Changes

See Handout


Recommendations for implementation

Recommendations for Implementation

  • Committee meetings have taken place in July and August 2011

  • School Board presentation August 8, 2011.

  • Students strongly encouraged to follow proposed dress attire policy from start of 2011-2012 school year

  • Anticipated School Board approval September 21, 2011

  • Full implementation, required of all Edgar Fahs Smith, Hannah Penn and Lindbergh Academy students, January 3, 2012


Examples of inappropriate attire

Examples of Inappropriate Attire


Summary

Summary

  • All 5th through 8th grade students and all Lindbergh Academy students abide by the proposed Uniformly Dressed Attire policy.

  • Proposed policy requires a solid-colored polo shirt for students with any school-appropriate bottom.

  • The majority of The School District of the City of York survey respondents are in favor of the proposed dress attire policy.

  • Numerous pros have been identified in support of Uniformly Dressed Attire policy.

  • Full implementation of policy expected to be in place January 3, 2012


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