Uniform Persuasive Speech

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Did you know there are just under 27,000 public schools and nearly 14,000 private schools that force their students to wear uniforms. (CreditDonkey.com) Uniforms are a great way to make a school equal and can increase participation in students. If Students aren't paying attention to what they have to wear then they are more likely to be focused on school work. Having your kids wear uniforms can prevent gang related colors and the amount of crime or fighting. Even though school uniforms can do all those great things can they really prevent bullying, or reduce gang related activity? What is the route of bullying or gang related things? The people who are bullying and who are doing the gang activities aren't going to stop just cause everyone looks …show more content…
Having everyone in the same clothing can level the playing field when it comes to bullying. If every kid is wearing the same thing a bully cant jude or make fun of the clothes they are wearing because there are wearing the same outfit. Another reason to why uniforms are the better choice for schools, is the cost of normal clothing compared to a uniform. Some kids don’t have the extra money to buy a whole new closet every year, so uniforms would be a better choice when it comes to saving money. Private schools can and will provide a used uniform for your child if you really do not have any extra money to buy one. Kids will not be able to pick on the less fortunate kid or judge the kid how does not have name brand clothes if they all are wearing the same general outfit (https://school-uniforms.procon.org). Uniforms can make everyone feel more accepted and decrease my amount of “rich kid” clicks, so everyone is friends and there are less more popular groups. Using uniforms is a smart and reasonable way to keep all students on the same level and decrease the amount of bullying …show more content…
In an article, published by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, stated that when kids are encouraged to wear uniforms they are less likely to pay attention to what they are wearing and will not need to worry about if they are fitting in or not. There was a study done by the University of Houston elementary school that proved uniforms enhance grades. They took a group of girls and gave them a language test before enforcing the uniform policy. A few months later they gave the test again and saw the grades had gone up by three percentile points. Sense the girls did not have to focus on what they were wearing, they were able to study for the test and get a better score on it (https://school-uniforms.procon.org). I honestly agree with these statements. I went to public school for the first four years of school and wasn't a very good student. As soon as I transferred to a private school, my grades changed dramatically. I am forever grateful to my mom for putting me in that school and will always be thankful for the teachers I had encouraging me and getting my grades to the way they are

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