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

The Lone Fedora Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 10:03 AM
I don't have a problem with your argument, but you really need to stop using mid-drift. There's no such thing, unless you're talking about snowbanks or sand dunes. It's MIDRIFF, and it ALWAYS has been.

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...