This article published April 2, 2012:
Boys who wear their pants down too low at Westside Middle School in Memphis may get “Urkelized” if all else fails.
Yes, we’re talking about nerdy Steve Urkel from the 1990s sitcom “Family Matters,” who famously wore his pants hiked way up to his chest.
A number of states, including Tennessee, are considering laws to ban saggy pants and clothes on girls that reveal too much skin. Arkansas and Florida have already passed similar laws. But Principal Bobby White at Westside said the law isn’t necessary. His approach is to talk to the student and try to convince him to hike up his pants, and then escalate with a phone call to the student's parents.
"I don't think legislation of dress is constitutional," White said. "I don't believe it's what our forefathers would have wanted. I'm definitely not for legislating dress."
So if his person-to-person remedies fail, he's got another more direct approach. Zip ties are used to tighten the pant’s waistline.
I bolded a bit of text there because I think it is important. He does not think this should be legislation!!! He saw a problem and tried to solve it on his own.
And the school has been doing this for a while. Here is an interview with him on CNN from 2010: