Politician Says Thailand Education Ministry Should Scrap Mandatory Uniform Policy to Relieve the Financial Burden on Parents

Parents have said budgets are tight and they are worried about the economy, so are buying socks and shoes and only basic uniforms they need, with few luxuries.

Politician Says Thailand Education Ministry Should Scrap Mandatory Uniform Policy to Relieve the Financial Burden on Parents

BANGKOK – A prominent Democrat politician has suggested that Thailand’s Education Ministry should scrap the rule requiring students to wear uniforms to school, in order to relieve the financial burden of parents. Mallika Boonmeetrakool Mahasook, a Democratic Party member and founder of Mallika Foundation, proposed abolishing the compulsory wearing of uniforms in every public school. […]