Reasons To Wear Uniforms In Public Schools

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost After attending Mark Sheridan Academy for nine years, choosing a high school wasn’t easy. Freshmen year of high school was the year that I chose my less traveled road. Enrolling in Chicago Hope Academy, a private Christian school, wasn’t always the plan. Instead, I had hopes of getting into Muchin College Prep., which is a public school in Chicago. Although attending Chicago Hope Academy was not my original plan, spending my last four years at a private school has made all the difference. This difference was a result of the structure of a private school education—enforcement of strict rules, dress code, and expectations of the mission statement as well as the continuous reminder to not waste our tuition …show more content…
In his 1996 State of the Union Address, Bill Clinton challenged schools "to teach character education, to teach good values and good citizenship. And if it means that teenagers will stop killing each other over designer jackets, then our public schools should be able to require their students to wear school uniforms. But overall every school should have to wear uniforms.
But uniforms alone cannot affect a student’s education. A low student-teacher ratio, also has a great impact on the environment, which then affects a student positively. Student- teacher ratio and the curriculum being taught are important aspects of the school. Many private schools do not exceed a classroom larger than twenty-five. While many public schools have thirty or more students in a class. The more students occupying the classroom the more help is needed and the less time the teacher has to assist each

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