Arguments Against School Uniforms

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Khaki, black or blue pants. White buttoned shirt. Navy blue jumpers or skirts. Those are the first things we think about when we hear the phrase “school uniforms”, or in other words “ugly clothes”. These pieces of clothing may not be satisfying but the concept behind them sure do help us in ways we have not thought of. The first recorded history of these “hideous clothing” was back in sixteenth century, where the students in England had to wear “cappa clausa”, a cape-like clothing that was mainly blue since blue fabric was affordable for everyone. The first school to establish uniforms in the United States of America was a boarding school for Native Americans in California, around late 1800s, that was runned by the government. Please tell me, can you …show more content…
I think not! School uniforms help establish a safe community where the students can learn. School uniforms is that one touchy topic that majority of the students don’t agree with. The students believe that it limits their way of expressing themselves, but really it gives them a more sophisticated way to do so. According to the National Association of Secondary School Principals, a leading organization of middle and high school principals, when all students are wearing the same outfit “they are less concerned about how they look and how they fit …show more content…
Conformity: The Issues behind School Uniforms”). Students can express themselves in their education, talents or words if they want to stick out from the other students that are wearing the same clothes as them. As said by the North Jersey, “When you have students dressed alike, you make them safer. If someone were to come into a building, the intruder could easily be recognized." (Gavin). We can easily spot out an intruder once they enter the school because they aren’t wearing the

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