School uniforms - let's discuss

Article published on Sept. 2, 2009
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Article published on Sept. 2, 2009
Several kids were reported as not being allowed into schools without uniforms, although the minister of education recently invited school authorities not to be too strict. School uniforms are supposed to conceal class differences and equalise kids, but during the crisis they may become quite unaffordable for many families. Kids grow fast, and it's difficult to adjust the uniform.
It's usually possible to buy a second-hand one, but it's usually worn off and not so pleasant to wear.

What do you think, should schools insist on uniforms?