Pros And Cons Of School Uniforms In School

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Going to school for kids could be a great experience or a bad experience depending on the child and their situations. The first day of school is stressful in itself and one of the major stresses in the morning is what to wear. How am I going to look when I meet these new people, or reuniting with my old friends? Whereas schools who are required to wear uniform the students do not have this problem. They know exactly what they have to wear and can focus more on what classes will I have this year. Students should be required to wear uniforms so that they can focus more on learning than on fashion or on the hard decision of what to wear in the morning. School uniforms also cuts down on bullying and improve discipline, allow students to focus on …show more content…
It may be that one child is more fortunate to have nicer clothes than others and they are targets for it. Some students wear revealing clothes are also targeted due to another student not liking what they see. In an article I read a teacher has caused some issues because she has banned short skirts because they make hefty girls more vulnerable to bullying. “Ironically, for those girls who are not very slim, the tight clothing emphasizes their heftiness and is unflattering. Thus this makes them prone to bullying,” stated Dr. Tracy Jones (Harding). Ones who oppose of school uniforms beg to differ. They feel that the bullies should be at fault and asked to change instead of the ones being bullied. “This is a breeding ground for anorexia. No head teacher should comment on size and shape where teenage girls are concerned. So larger girls who experience bullying about their size should not expect the school to tackle the bullying, but should purchase looser clothes and hope the bullies are fooled into thinking they 've lost weight,” …show more content…
Children who are not required to wear uniform have a lot of decisions to make while shopping. They have to decide who they are and how they want to look for the whole school year. This is a stressful time for parents because buying clothes are expensive and adds up over time. When your child is not required to wear uniform you can’t just buy seven outfits and have those last the whole year they will be bullied for sure for wearing the same clothes over and over. Whereas with uniforms there is no stress in picking out clothes. There is no stress when buying clothes because you can buy seven complete uniforms and have those last the whole school year depending on how rough your child is on clothes. So overall implementing a uniform policy saves parents money and all the students will look the same and feel equal. Some parents are worried about the expense. "What 's the school district going to do for people who can 't afford them?"("Fashion do or don 't?"). Schools should have a program in place for families who may have trouble affording the uniforms which exhibits unity which is the point of the

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