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School: Wear 'Modest' Clothes to Deter Pedophiles

Letter to parents sparks outrage

(Newser) - Parents in King’s Park, Scotland, are outraged over a local school’s suggestion that the way their children dress might attract sexual predators. In the wake of the arrest of an alleged local predator, the school has sent out a letter telling parents that “an appropriate school uniform... More »

Mom: Bible Says Kids' Shirts Can Be Untucked

Wins daughter's school dress-code battle after citing verse to board

(Newser) - Battling a school for her daughter’s right to attend with an untucked shirt, a Texas woman cited the Bible, which calls for women to “adorn themselves in modest apparel, with propriety and moderation,” the Dallas Morning News reports. “I don’t want her behind showing,”... More »

Court Backs Public School Uniforms

No more T-shirts in Nevada district

(Newser) - In a decision that could impact several states, a federal court has upheld a Nevada school district's right to require public school student to wear uniforms. The Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against students who objected to wearing uniforms—including one who was suspended for wearing a T-shirt... More »

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