School Uniforms More Common

More public schools than ever before are requiring strict dress codes and uniforms, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

Data from 2009-2010 shows 19 percent of public schools require uniforms and 57 percent enforce a "strict" dress code. Both numbers are up from 1999-2000.

Tonight on News 10 at Six, reporter Lorne Fultonberg explains why some schools use uniforms and others do not. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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