GISD students get Free Dress Mondays AND more flexibility during the week!
GISD students, we've got great news for you!
This year, all Greenville ISD students (on all campuses) will have Free Dress Mondays! AND students will be able to wear solid polo shirts in any color the other days of the week, along with the other dress items specified in the 2018-19 student dress code.
The decision came after 1,820 students, parents, staff and community members shared their opinions about GISD's dress code, with 81% wanting a change and 69% favoring a more relaxed dress code within specific guidelines.
This spring, Superintendent Dr. Demetrus Liggins held a special assembly to surprise GHS students with the news and to thank members of his Student Advisory Council, who told him GISD's dress code was one of their top issues.
In addition to giving students Free Dress Monday, Dr. Liggins will convene a committee of students, parents, teachers and administrators to study how dress code affects student success, examine attendance and performance data and make a recommendation to the school board. The committee will meet during the 2018-19 school year.
Free Dress Monday guidelines will be included in the student handbook and parent online registration. In addition, principals will have the authority to announce additional Free Dress Days for students throughout the school year.
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