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New Hampshire Teachers Call Flip-Flop, Tank Top Ban ‘Condescending’

daddy422 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 3:54 PM
What would you expect? Even teachers are subject to a full frontal assult on freedom when government grows beyond the will of the people they serve.They don't care & they know it's an abuse of the power they've granted to themselves while we act helpless to do anything about it. Limiting the length of time spent in office & the structure & timing of elections might help to curb their aristocratic attitude.

Just how far has the culture in government schools devolved?

School district efforts to professionalize staff is now considered an affront to teachers.

At least that’s the attitude emanating from teachers in the Hampton, New Hampshire SAU 90 school district.

The school board is considering an update to its dress-code policy for teachers, and, according to, “several teachers are insulted such a policy exists, telling them blue jeans, sneakers, flip-flops and tank tops are off limits.”

Superintendent Kathleen Murphy said staff members feel the proposed policy is “derogatory and condescending.”

It’s derogatory to ask professionals to dress a...