Special to the County Compass
WASHINGTON, N.C. – The Beaufort County Board of Education voted last week to relax the student dress code for the 2013-14 school year.
Pants can be any color and jeans will be allowed. Pants cannot have holes and
cannot sag or be too tight. Belts will not be required.
Shirts have not changed. Collars are still required but the shirts do not have to
be tucked in. These changes only apply to the student dress code.…
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