Essay about Pros and Cons On School Uniform

1255 Words Jan 27th, 2015 6 Pages
Gonzalez 1

Yugo Gonzalez
Mrs. Kastl
1st Period

School Uniform

The idea of school uniform brings controversy to many schools around the world, but uniform has its pros and cons to it. With the ongoing discussion about uniforms, one comes to question if uniforms are really necessary. School attire should be eliminated because it takes away freedom of expression and the attention from education, but can also be enforced because reducing peer pressure and bullying as well as deterring crime and increase student safety.
Having school uniform has its con to it and one would be the fact that it takes away our freedom of expression. A crucial form of self expressions would be to abolish school uniform. Ralph Waldo
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In america we spend an average of about one billion dollars on school uniform in just one year. It is proven that students that wear uniform tend to oppose of uniform. A 2012 peer­reviewed study by researchers at the University of Nevada at Reno found that ninety percent of seventh and eighth grade public school students did not like wearing uniform. The more people that oppose have less education because they focus more on taking uniform away than widening their education. On the website expresses that "most public schools with uniform policies are in poor neighborhoods, emphasizes the class deductions that uniforms were supposed eliminate. The use of school attire emphasizes the socio economic divisions they are supposed to eliminate." Not all schools are the same but the ones that have uniform tend to lack focus on education. There's many reasons why uniforms should be eliminated but little have they truly put full speculation the recognition their value.

Gonzalez 3

Aside from convenience, there are other reasons to favor school uniform. Among all those reasons one would be reducing peer pressure and bullying. On the websit says, "some kids give into peer pressure because they want to be liked, to fit in, or because they worry that other kids might make fun of them if they

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