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Faiza Elmasry
December 07, 2012 6:15 PM
Once a week, hundreds of students at Mayfield Intermediate School in Manassas, Virginia, dress like professionals, in suits, ties, nice dresses or skirts and blouses. It's a far cry from the usual jeans and sweatshirts common in American classrooms. VOA's Faiza Elmasry explores how the "Dress for Success" program can enhance students’ behavior and, educators hope, achievement in school and beyond.

Students Dress for Success at School

Faiza Elmasry

Published December 07, 2012

Once a week, hundreds of students at Mayfield Intermediate School in Manassas, Virginia, dress like professionals, in suits, ties, nice dresses or skirts and blouses. It's a far cry from the usual jeans and sweatshirts common in American classrooms. VOA's Faiza Elmasry explores how the "Dress for Success" program can enhance students’ behavior and, educators hope, achievement in school and beyond.