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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

PG Taxers & Nannies: Del. Holmes would require all MD parents to pay for school uniforms

Comment: Parents are losing their homes and jobs, but Del. Holmes wants to add to their financial burden. If the parents can't afford to pay. he expects the schools to use their dwindling funds for uniforms rather than repairs or teachers.

HB 205

Sponsored By: Delegate Holmes

Entitled: Education - Public Schools - Mandatory School Uniforms

Requiring that each county board of education develop a county school uniform policy; requiring that the county board establish the policy in consultation with specified persons; requiring the State Superintendent of Schools to adopt specified regulations; requiring that conformance with and enforcement of the uniform policy comply with specified regulations and laws; and requiring the State Superintendent to develop specified standards, appropriate procedures, and guidelines.

Full text Hearing was held 17 Feb 2009

Report in Hagerstown Herald-Mail, 17 Feb 2009

(Posted 17 Feb  2009)

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