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    • It spread its fragrance al around l The pleasant spot on which it grew Yet, so lovely and so sweet, 'Twas full of grace and modesty, And strove to hide its loveliness From the rude gaze of passers by. But there was one of beauteous form, Of gracehl...
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    • making hats, dresses, quilts, etc. for the 4th of July celebration. He reminded them about making the carpet for the church and gave them come advice on teaching their children. He said, "Teach your young children to speak with a
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    • STRAIGHT IS THE GATE 51 Chapter 4: Findings The main purpose for the community of Centennial Park’s transition from assertive separation to assertive accommodation was to gain greater acceptance and understanding from the dominant culture....
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    • STRAIGHT IS THE GATE 52 many younger polygamists dressed very conservatively, the clothes they wore were stylish and modern. An older woman in the community demonstrated the modesty standard as she pointed to her collar bone and stated, “You should...
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    • 16 U.S. TV SHOW’ INFLUENCE IN CHINA characteristics influence all kinds of aspects in life for the Chinese. Based on these studies, we can find that China’s core values still influence modern people. However, with the reform and open-door policy...
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    • 45 U.S. TV SHOW’ INFLUENCE IN CHINA everything, and sometimes their confidence is blind. They trust to their own ability too much.” Historically, Chinese people have always exhibited too much modesty, and a lack of confidence. The Chinese are very...
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    • School dress code policies and the classroom environment: The effect of modesty on learning By Jason Jones Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Master of Education Approved by Committee Chair Date Committee Member...
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    • Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction 1 Nature of the problem 1 Purpose statement 3 Research questions 4 Delimitations 4 Definition of terms 4 Chapter 2: Literature Review 6 Legal ramifications 8 Safety and other non-sexual behavior 11 Morality...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Nature of the Problem Student dress codes exist to protect the learning environment at school. The purpose statement from Washington County School District’s (WCSD) 2013 policy on student dress states “every student in the...
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    • 2 schools. In recent years, there have been many nationally covered instances of dress code violations that have caused negative national attention for the school or district. For instance, i n an article for Time Magazine, Dockterman (2014)...
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    • 4 code policies that more equitably disperse the responsibility for a learning environment free of distraction among all students. Research Questions 1. Do students of either gender actually feel threatened or unable to concentrate when a student...
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    • 8 Legal ramifications Most schools or school districts have student dress code policies to offer rules to students on appropriate dress. However, as is often the case, where there are rules, there are people who disagree with the rules. Therefore,...
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    • 13 that appropriate dress led to appropriate attitudes and behaviors. Teachers also cited immodest dress as a sign of disrespect toward teachers. Teachers’ attitudes about dress are similar regardless of grade. Padgett (1998) questioned elementary...
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    • 14 public health issues to determine the justification of the policy. Their research indicated that the community morals are in the same category as public health and therefore should be subject to the same standards. Therefore, they suggested...
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    • 15 When a female student dresses for warm weather, she is not trying to sexually arouse the male students and teacher. The guidelines in the WCSD student dress policy are rationalized by their intention to protect students from physical and moral...
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    • 16 that the policy is referring specifically to bras. Therefore, the policy is referring specifically to female students. This focus on modesty, and its seeming focus on female students, has caused other districts problems. In an article for Time...
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    • 17 distraction. Bates concluded that this is exactly what is wrong with student dress code policies. The policies do not focus on learning environments, they focus on women’s bodies. The term “appropriate dress” is hard to define. Bates (2015)...

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