Informative Essay On School Uniforms

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School uniforms are popular in schools around the world, and are starting to gain popularity, in not only private schools but public schools as well, throughout the United States. While some parents and students may be against school uniforms due to students not being able to express themselves through their clothing, there are many positive outlooks as to why a school uniform policy should be enforced. The enforcement of school uniforms creates a level playing field amongst students, reducing peer pressure and bullying. School uniforms also help diminish the separation of social classes, promote unity, and help save parents money.
The first amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees that every individual has the right to express
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This level playing field also helps reduce peer pressure and bullying. While requiring school uniforms won’t eliminate bullying completely, it will help reduce it. In a 2013 survey by the National Association of Elementary School Principals and uniform company, Lands’ End, 86% stated that school uniforms have a positive impact on peer pressure. In the survey, 64% also stated that school uniforms help reduce bullying. Bullies usually pick on children who look different than their peers. When students are all dressed the same, it makes it harder for the bullies to pick out the differences amongst students and bully those who are dressed …show more content…
Some parents and students may never like the idea of school uniforms due to students not being able to express themselves through their clothing. However, there are many more positive outlooks than there are negative when it comes to uniforms being enforced in schools. With school uniforms, students can still express themselves through shoes, accessories and hair styles. The enforcement of school uniforms creates a level playing field amongst students, reducing peer pressure and bullying. It also helps diminish the separation of social classes, promotes unity, and helps save parents

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