23% of all public and private schools in the U.S. have a uniform policy. And they’re growing in popularity. 95% of New Orleans’ public schools enforce school uniforms. More and more parents and teachers are giving the idea an A+. When recently surveyed, 95% of teachers “strongly agree” that school uniforms promote positive student behavior. 0% said they hindered an individual student’s personal liberty.
According to the US Department of Education, the average uniform costs $249. Annual sales of school uniforms have surpassed the billion dollar mark, hitting $1.3 billion. So what’s new in school uniforms? Iron Knee Chinos. Leave it to Lands’ End to design pants with a hidden interior knee patch that keeps pants looking newer around this notoriously vulnerable area.