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Teaching It's time to address the hidden agenda of school dress codes

It's time to address the hidden agenda of school dress codes

Dress code policies have always been prevalent in schools. Normally, what children can and cannot wear in schools is explicitly noted in school policies or implicitly implied by broader cultural and societal norms.\n\nThe issue of the vast and sometimes exhaustive list of dress code policies of what cannot be worn has not had any resolution across localities and countries.

Dianne Gereluk
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What messages do dress codes send to students?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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