Persuasive School Uniforms

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If you were to walk into the public school system in today’s society, you would probably become concerned looking at what each individual child was wearing. Unless you are in a private school system, a student is allowed to pick out what they wear on a daily bases, even if this out does not fit the dress code. Many students today feel as if their social status is defined by their clothing, and if they were told they had to wear a school uniform many would find a way to protest the issue, usually by saying they will lose the ability to express themselves. Although requiring students to wear school uniforms may violate their self-expression, a uniform can be looked upon as a positive thing. A uniform can eliminate bullying, combine social classes …show more content…
For instance, if a person was to sit down with a child who has been bullied, through a simple discussion it would easy to conclude it was probably over what they were wearing. Many parents are unable to afford name brand clothing and some can barely afford a growing child’s wardrobe at all. Students today pick up on this easily. This, could then create an abundant amount of unnecessary stress for the students. Every morning, a child will wake up to make sure that what they wear was not already worn one day that week. In addition, they will be looking to pick out the most expensive “hip” clothing they own so they can fit in with the “popular” crowd. All of this unneeded stress and worry can be eliminated with a simple school uniform. Each morning the child will know exactly what to wear and have confidence in knowing everyone will look the same, with no need for …show more content…
If every child wears the same pants, the same shirt, the same shoes there will a different outcome. Friendships will be based off people and personalities rather than who has more money for a wardrobe. With majority of everyone getting along this will lead to less conflict and more studious behavior. In addition, uniforms can help the children receive a better education. Since there will be less distractions, students can focus in class and understand what they are there to

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