The Importance Of Dress Codes In School

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What bad or good can dress codes in schools really be? I’m sure most people agree that schools is one of the most important things in life. What happens when schools want to put their rules a little over the board? For twelve years all I knew about schools was about dress code and uniforms and I always asked myself if dress codes can really change a student. Public schools should not have a dress code because it does not decrease attendance, affect academic results, or cause a major distraction. I’m sure most people agree that students need a good attendance in order to do good in school. The question is how can dress code change that attitude of a student towards going to class or not? If a student is going to miss school they will their …show more content…
I understand that with all students having uniforms, students could identify with one another more. Those students that still don 't have the best self-esteem and feel depressed because they compare themselves with other students, will still feel bad for the other aspects. Not all students will have the same shoes or materials for school and those that might not feel less, will feel either way. A student self-esteem can’t be change by a dress code because there will always be other things that affect students mood. The last main point the counterargument makes is that school uniforms are less of a cost for the parents. My personal experience in all the years I was in public school with uniforms, show me different. School uniforms are just as expensive as any other clothes and for those who might think that its only purchase once a year, it’s not true. “Some parents don 't agree that bullying uniforms is less expensive. They say it can be costly to purchase clothes to meet dress codes” (The Right Fit). I agree with this quote because parents actually have to spend a lot just to meet all the requirements they have. I understand that school uniforms can be much cheaper than a designer outfits but if a student will spend money they will on other things like for an example shoes. Now days there is a lot to spend and uniforms is not the cheapest thing to

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