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School Uniforms Could Earn Fla. Districts More Money

By The Associated Press — March 17, 2015 1 min read

Florida districts could earn money if they make elementary and middle school students wear uniforms.

A state House panel last week approved a bill that would pay a district an extra $10 per student if it adopted a uniform policy.

Legislators backing the proposal say that uniforms could help improve school safety and minimize disciplinary problems because of distractions caused by clothing.

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A version of this article appeared in the March 18, 2015 edition of Education Week as School Uniforms Could Earn Fla. Districts More Money

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