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There are no current places that require boys to wear tights as part of a school uniform. School uniform standards evolved to create dress standards for students in school. For boys this generally involved pants, a collard shirt, a belt, tie and perhaps a blazer. The aim was to instill good habits in students so they would be used to dressing for success in society when finished with school. For boys that generally meant wearing a suit as a man. School uniform standards still follow this model at most school today.

By the same token, girls are often required to wear skirts in their uniform. They may also be required to wear tights. The reason is similar to boys…so the girls grow up to dress as adult women, who for several decades, were expected to wear a dress and tights, or pantyhose to be successful in society. Generally speaking men are still expected to wear suits to be successful in society. Women have more choices in what they can wear. But the traditional standard set in the last several decades is that women and girls wear tights in society, not men. A school would have no reason to require tights for boys when tights are not part of the adult male wardrobe today, But requiring it of girls would follow the current social norms surrounding how one should dress as an adult.

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Boys can wear tights in school plays all over the world. Many schools perform Peter Pan in tights. People wear tights for costumes . Its fine.

*In proper British schools, from grade school (Primary school) all the way up to college (University) level many upscale schools had 'Tights' as a required part of the uniform / dress code. The pants/trousers were the type that stopped at 'below the knee', so wearing 'Tights' was very proper.
There are still many schools today in the U.K. that wear this uniform as proud tradition.
The Tights were also worn by the Men to show off their calf muscles.
This, and the school uniform was also worn in France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Switzerland & Russia and many of their surrounding countries. This uniform was adapted by countries that were colonized by such, like Canada, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, etc...

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Boys should not dress up in tights or leotards when going to school. The dressing suits women more than it suits men.

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If the boy was wearing them for a specific reason like a costume or play, he could wear them to school. On a normal school day he should not wear a leotard and tights to school.

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