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for School Law Bulletin Vol. 25 Issue 1, Winter 1994
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The State Department of Public Instruction projects school enrollment mostly to increase over the next decade, 1992-93 to 2002-03. Of the state's 121 school units, 94 units can expect higher enrollment. Fifty-six of the 94 units can expect increases of 10 percent or more. Another 22 units can expect increases of 20 percent or more. Twenty-six units can expect some decline during the same period.
Students come to school wearing all types of attire, including gang symbols and colorful, descriptive shirts that can express anything from humorous to very suggestive statements. Schools in turn seek to regulate some types of student dress. Grantham discusses the school's authority to regulate student attire and what criteria school officials must apply when formulating dress code regulations that are constitutional.