British Retailer Offers Clothes for the Horizontally-Challenged Child

Perhaps you're familiar with the French cookies known as Le Petit Ecolier (translation: The Little Schoolboy). Across the channel in Great Britain, the name might have to be changed to Le Grande Ecolier. A number of schoolboys have apparently ma...

ParentDish's Top 10 School Uniform Moments in Pop Culture

School uniforms get a boost from pop culture. Credit: Getty
Is the school uniform becoming the latest tween and teen fashion trend? You bet your plaid shirt and navy blazer. At least that's the word from French Toast, a supplier of school unif...

Dreading school shopping? Try uniforms!

With the start of the school year rapidly approaching, many parents are dreading the annual ritual of school clothes shopping. First, they'll spend hours scouring the Internet and newspaper for sales and deals to fit their shrinking budgets. Then th...

Students wear Hitler youth buttons, claim free speech

Students at a New Jersey middle school have been wearing Hitler youth buttons in protest of mandatory school uniforms. After being threatened with suspension, the boys stopped wearing the buttons, but their parents have filed a lawsuit against the sc...

Public school uniforms: A good idea?

A controversial vote recently failed to pass muster among parents whose kids attend Mariner Middle School in Cape Coral, Florida. The proposal? School uniforms. The second vote on the issue faced an uphill battle, and fell short of the 80 percent ap...


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