Benefits Of School Uniforms

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School uniforms are growing in popularity all around the United States; in Cleveland, Boston, and Chicago, more than 50 percent of schools have uniforms and in New Orleans 95 percent (Tarshis 22). Thousands of subjects have been debated over for decades from texting and driving, to animal testing, to school uniforms. Students try and resist the idea of uniforms in their schools; however, they do not see the benefits in the long run. Uniforms enforce student performance and achievement, as well as the school’s environment (Happel 93). School uniforms are great for education purposes by improving behavior and leveling the playing field for all students. School uniforms raise the quality of scholars’ behavior in the classroom when added to …show more content…
One reason is that some believe that the cost of school uniforms are a problem and do not spare them any money, but even though some are not inexpensive, the uniforms are durable, so one only has to by a few for the whole school year (Edelhart). Old uniforms can also be donated back and parents can buy preworn uniforms, cheaper than new ones (Luscombe 1). Preworn uniforms are a great idea for kids whose parents cannot afford new ones because they are only worn to school and are taken off right when the students get home. Some parents who struggle to pay for their child’s assigned outfit can receive assistance from South Central Community Action Partnership, a program that provides a wide range of services to try and improve the lives of people with economic disadvantages (Wootton). With these benefits for parents with low-income, cost is not an issue to be thought …show more content…
With new studies and experiments done everyday, there is more evidence to show why school districts should be adding school uniforms to their school systems, from improving behavior to equalizing the students; school uniforms are an all around win-win. If uniforms were added to a school’s program, there would be so many benefits like the ones shown in the Ohio elementary school’s experiment (Huss 39). Schools all over the United States could finally lower the bullying rate that has been on the rise over the past decades. If that rate is lowered, a goal of thousands of schools would be accomplished. With the help of school uniforms, school education is benefited from every

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