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Style Smarts

Dressing appropriately for school is good practice for real life, where risque attire is considered a fail

By Nadine Kam

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 24, 2014

~~<p>The last time I wrote a story on children's back-to-school fashion two years ago, I received a follow-up letter from an anonymous, desperate and besieged teacher who gave a failing grade to campus style trends.</p>
<p>&quot;I am a high school teacher, and I am very uncomfortable by the way many students dress,&quot; the letter read. &quot;Imagine what it is like when I am standing in front of a student who asks for help, and her shirt doesn't cover her breasts. It isn't right. I am not merely talking about the students who are failing in school. Girls of all kinds are wearing these clothes.</p>
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The last time I wrote a story on children's back-to-school fashion two years ago, I received a follow-up letter from an anonymous, desperate and besieged teacher who gave a failing grade to campus style trends.

"I am a high school teacher, and I am very uncomfortable by the way many students dress," the letter read. "Imagine what it is like when I am standing in front of a student who asks for help, and her shirt doesn't cover her breasts. It isn't right. I am not merely talking about the students who are failing in school. Girls of all kinds are wearing these clothes. Login for more...



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