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

None1257 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 11:17 AM
Does the school tell the children what they can and cannot wear, when they are in school?
LtScrounge Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 1:36 PM
Why don't these teachers try getting a real job and see how long they keep it showing up in tank tops and flip flops?
tibby2 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 11:37 AM

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...