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2010-11-03 11:57:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Communities In Schools of Nevada is reaching out to Las Vegans to help them with a community wide clothing drive to help them provide cold weather clothing for at-risk students. Communities In Schools of Nevada is looking for community groups to collect gently used clothes of any size. Through a partnership with Goodwill, Communities In Schools then turns these donations into vouchers for families to use to purchase uniforms and other needed goods...

2010-10-04 15:42:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of Classroom School Uniforms' 2010 National School Board Association (NSBA) School Uniform Survey indicate significant growth in the number of public schools using school uniforms or standardized dress. The survey also shows an increase in the number of mandatory and district-wide programs over voluntary and individual campus choice. Academic and social outcomes among schools using dress codes or uniforms are shown to be increasingly...

2010-09-21 08:33:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to weak economic conditions that make it difficult for some families to afford back-to-school clothing, school uniform supplier French Toast and retailer Youngland/Kid City are combining to donate $25,000 in school uniforms vouchers to two New York City Public Schools. The two schools, which will each receive 500 uniform vouchers, are: P.S. 064 Pura Belpre in The Bronx and PS/IS 109 in Brooklyn. The vouchers can be redeemed for French Toast...

2010-08-24 09:25:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading school uniform brand French Toast (www.frenchtoast.com) today announced that it has received a tremendous number of entries for its contest, "Show Us The Real 'U' In Uniform." The contest is open to all children who attend a school with a dress code, and the grand prize is $10,000 in cash, plus $5,000 in school uniform vouchers for the winner's school. "Now that we're in the final stretch of the back-to-school season, we really want to encourage...

2010-08-23 09:17:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the poor economy, nearly four out of five (77 percent) parents of children who attend a school with a dress code said they will spend as much or more than last year during the back-to-school season, according to an online survey conducted in mid-August on behalf of school uniform supplier French Toast (www.FrenchToast.com). Even so, more than half of the parents in the survey (55 percent) cited price as the most important factor in determining...

2010-07-19 09:23:00

NEW YORK, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The growing number of public schools adopting school dress codes is driving sales of school uniforms early in the back-to-school shopping period, according to French Toast (www.frenchtoast.com), a leading supplier of school uniforms for school-age boys and girls. Although retailers are generally cautious about sales for the back-to-school period, French Toast expects overall school uniform sales to be up 3-5 percent for the industry. Geographically, the...

2010-05-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- School uniform provider French Toast today announced the launch of a $15,000 contest designed to encourage children to show their individuality and what makes them special and unique in their school uniforms. Children are encouraged to send in videos or essays with pictures - showing them clad in their uniforms - that illustrate and describe why they are exceptional. The grand prize is $10,000 in cash, plus a donation of $5,000 in French Toast school uniform...

2010-04-16 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Communities In Schools of Nevada (CISNV) is looking to engage members of the community during National Volunteer Week next week. This signature event of Points of Light Institute celebrates ordinary people doing extraordinary things to improve communities across the nation. Communities In Schools of Nevada is developing a special National Volunteer Week project and will be organizing a community wide clothing drive during the week to help them provide...

2009-11-04 15:09:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Classroom® School Uniforms, a leading national manufacturer of school uniforms has unveiled its 2010 line for public and private school students from pre-school to high school. Available at specialty children's and school uniform retailers nationwide, Classroom's 2010 line further emphasizes Classroom's craftsmanship and fashion friendly, school-approved details while focusing on each item's durability and vibrant color. "Our national...

2008-09-10 21:00:21

By East County Times In a weekly feature called "e-views," we invite readers to answer a question via e-mail. Last week's question: Some schools in East County have instituted a uniform policy this school year. How is it working so far? Do you like the idea of a uniform clothes policy? Should other schools follow suit? I LOVE THE uniform policy. I think free dress is OK as well. I have a child in kindergarten who doesn't know the difference or doesn't seem to care. All he knows is...


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