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Veronica DeVore, Expertise: Education and apprenticeships, migration, politics, start-ups and innovation. Initials: vdv

What is your experience with school uniforms and dress codes?

A row recently erupted in western Switzerland when school authorities told a dozen teenaged schoolgirls to put on oversized "t-shirts of shame" after they came to school in crop tops, or be sent home. This week, the local government banned the practice in response to student protests. 

Do you think school uniforms and dress codes contribute to a better learning environment for students, or are they unnecessary? Let us know by logging in and commenting below.