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Blouse, slacks fight school bullying

Teacher wears same outfit every day

Mohonasen teacher, Faith Perry
Mohonasen teacher, Faith Perry
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Faith Perry’s clothes do not change. Every day, she wears the same ruffled, flowery blouse, black slacks and black sneakers to Mohonasen High School, where she teaches English as a second language and works with at-risk students in the high school’s alternative education program. Perry’s unchanging attire is a statement against bullying. She said she decided to stop changing her clothes after one of her poorer students was mocked last year for wearing the same ...


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Cortsmom87
May 7, 2013
8:02 a.m.

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This is terrific~~ I am an adult with a daughter of my own and I still remember being made fun of in high schooo because of my clothes - went to school in an "affluent" district and too much emphasis was put on what you wore. My mom was a young widow and raised four of us on her own. I applaud this teacher who is making more of a difference in these kids futures than she realizes.

dpasqua1
May 7, 2013
8:54 a.m.

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That's my sister-in-law so proud of you Faith!

Cortsmom87
May 7, 2013
3:21 p.m.

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Awesome dpasqua1 - You SHOULD be proud!!!

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