School uniform legislation headed to governor
January 15, 2016 - School Uniform
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Legislation providing $14 million to propagandize districts that willingly adopt a propagandize uniform process is on a approach to a governor. Some are doubt a miss of controls on how a income will be used.
This year, 8 propagandize districts took advantage of a first-ever propagandize uniform policy. It gives $10 to a district for any tyro enrolled. The cost was $4 million. This year, lawmakers are upping a ante to $14 million.
“We wish to use it as an option, not a mandate,” Sen. Don Gaetz said.
And for a initial time, licence schools can get a money.
“We have a lot of educational needs in a state of Florida,” Sen. Jeff Clemons said. “Fourteen million dollars could be used for something, in my estimation, some-more critical than propagandize uniforms.”
Once it was transparent a legislation was passing, some questioned because schools aren’t compulsory to spend a income on uniforms. They can spend it on anything they want.
“I’d hatred to see a propagandize district reside a football margin when we’re giving them 10 dollars towards uniforms or something,” Sen. Chris Smith said.
The miss of controls was also a regard for a Senate Democratic Leader
“This gives income to propagandize districts though any instructions, and relatives don’t have a right to a funds,” Sen. Arthenia Joyner said.
A uniform will cost relatives about $30. Most families, contributor Mike Vasilinda was told, spend between $200-$300 a year. That’s a lot some-more than a $10 schools are removing for any student.
“Pants for a boys run around $16,” pronounced Willie Schumacher, of G. Willie’s Uniforms.
Last year’s income was a one-time appropriation. But now that lawmakers have done a module permanent, some-more districts are expected to adopt uniforms. If usually to get some-more money.
Questions were also lifted about eremite preferences and uniforms, though sponsors pronounced a state’s largest district, Miami-Dade, adopted uniforms final year and has had no problems.
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