Wear School Uniforms

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Should Students be required to Wear School Uniforms? At most private or religious high schools, students are required to wear uniforms. Many people and parents of students would like to start incorporating uniforms into public high schools. Wearing uniforms takes away any sort of diversity, making all students match and wear what would be considered “school appropriate.” With that being said, putting students in uniforms mandatory for that particular school makes the students appear as if they were one; it takes away the freedom of students to express who they are through clothing. Most people are aware that the first amendment of the constitution states that one is granted guaranteed freedom of expression. A school dress code is necessary …show more content…
Most people in general, whether for or against uniforms, would agree that there needs to be some form of guidelines for students to follow for a dress-code. Having free will to wear whatever a student wants to could potentially be harmful because some students may dress provocatively, but that is why there are dress codes that are enforced upon most school that do not require uniforms. Students need to have some sort of structure or guidelines provided for them so they are aware of what is appropriate or not. It can also be agreed that it would depend on that particulars family’s financial situation if they would prefer uniforms or the free will to dress, following a specific dress code. School uniforms usually range from $100-$600 (Cost helper). Most commonly, a parent would need to buy their student more than one uniform so they don’t have to wear the exact same articles of clothing every school day of the week. With that being said, school uniforms can easily add up to a considerable price, so it would depend on what the financial standpoint of those families is. School uniforms may be beneficial in certain aspects, but they are not necessary to get a quality …show more content…
To work around all of the controversy, it is best to find a light in the middle and find a resolution that agrees with both sides of the argument. In this case, it is argues whether or not school uniforms should be required. Some people say yes, they should be mandatory, while others say no. A resolution to fix this issue and to meet in the middle would be to not enforce uniforms, but imply a dress-code that requires students to dress appropriately, but at their own free will. With this resolution in place, it does not go against the first amendment, and it still gives students the option to wear what they want, while at the same time restricting them from dressing provocatively. Realistically, school uniforms will probably never fully be banned, but how often students have to wear them may be cut down. For example, students may have to wear their school uniforms all week, with the exception of Fridays. This would still give them structure on what to wear, but at the same time allow them to express who they are as individuals through clothing. To find a resolution everyone would be satisfied with would be unrealistic, but to find a resolution that satisfies most people is the main

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