"school uniforms should be decided by democratic vote"
Some suggest that it should be up to the respective school to decide whether there should be more focus on discipline, even if that came at the cost of other values. However, a public school should accommodate families with a wide range of backgrounds.
Mandatory school uniforms at public schools are prone to violate inalienable rights, including freedom of expression and the prior right for families to decide how their children are to be educated.
"Whether a school should have uniforms, that should be decided by democratic vote - if the majority wants it, then that's democracy!" - [anonymous]
"Democracy implies respect for people's rights. In our kind of democracy, the rights of people are affirmed in a Bill of Rights, in international treaties, etc." - [anonymous]
Important US precedents are:
See also the UN:
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