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

Marty80 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 12:56 PM
Most schools have a dress code for the students. Why wouldn't you have one for the teachers as well?
Charles SWVA Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 5:35 PM
Right on. We need to hire a few ten-thousand "Dress Code Specialists".
Charles SWVA Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 5:35 PM
That's a lot of money in union dues.
daddy422 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 4:11 PM
Very good point. Teachers should expect to be required to set a positive example to students!
I suppose their onion thug bosses will save them & the kids from decency & positive reinforcement.
Yes,i meant onion,for the obvious stench analogy.

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...