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  • School Uniform Debate

    The debate over school uniforms are heard from students and parents alike, and reasons for why uniforms should not be required in schools are shared by many. Every day, millions of students spend around eight hours attending America’s schools. Imagine having to wake up every morning, roll out of bed, put on the same thing you wore the day before, and head off to school. Many students are forced to wear uniforms whether they like it or not. School uniforms are a restriction that is too much! Students are different individuals with unique characteristics. School uniform opponents, like myself, believe that students should not be forced to wear uniforms because it restricts the right of self-expression and individuality, and doesn’t improve academic…

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  • School Uniforms Persuasive

    Most private schools have implemented the use of school uniforms, and many public schools are looking to go the same route. Adopting a policy of uniforms is generally to increase the academic integrity of the students within the school. The thought being that if students are no longer so focused on the clothes they and their classmates wear the students will spend more time focusing on their studies. However, school uniforms instead stifle creativity, do not allow for religious freedom, and…

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  • Conformity In School Uniforms

    out against in the School Uniforms topic. The opposings say school uniforms cure violence and gang prone violence, prevents in-school bullying, and equalizes students, however there has been little evidence that they provide those or any benefits at all. I on the other hand strongly believe school uniforms may increase violent attacks, increase school bullying, and provide more segregation and inequality…

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  • Importance Of School Uniform

    wear a school uniform because it makes the school unified. Wearing a school uniform helps me feel like we are part of a family. In our diverse society, everyone has different fashion sense. Some are just a tad too distracting. With uniforms we can get rid of those distractions. It also improves school academics, reduces bullying and it’s convenient for parents and students. Over the past few years the amount of students that are required to wear a school uniform has increased. Not only private…

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  • Importance Of Uniforms In Schools

    School and work should require uniforms as their dress policy. Uniforms make a person look more professional. It can change the way a person stand and upholds themselves. Especially when being taught and used at a young age. Uniforms may be costly, but they can last for years if maintained correctly. It can also be used as hand-me-downs to save a couple more bucks. And most importantly, it’s a classic. Uniforms are expensive. Children doesn’t know how to maintain their dress clothes. Children…

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  • The Importance Of School Uniforms In Canada

    As of the first of January 2016, all schools in Canada will have mandatory school uniforms. How do you think the people of Canada would react if that were true? Many people in the country would be outraged and plan protests. They would argue that the government is taking away their right to express themselves, and they would claim the government is being sexist. Conversely, others would contend that the new rule would save them a tremendous amount of money in the long run, prepare students for…

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  • Should Students Wear School Uniforms

    School uniforms here in the United States were first introduced in the late 1900s and soon after that became an issue on whether or not students should have to wear school uniforms. According to the article “Background of the Issue” on, school uniforms first started in the 1980’s due to an argument over a pair of designer sunglasses, which resulted in a school shooting where a student was wounded. During the fall of 1988, there were 39 elementary schools and 2 middle schools that…

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  • Importance Of School Uniforms In High School

    Preston High School should not adhere to a school dress code because it limits self-expression, high initial cost and can be very uncomfortable. Students should not have to wear uniforms at school because students do not want to have to wear the same thing as other students or look alike. Kids like to be themselves and express the things they like or like to do. I think that the students at Preston High would not even like to wear uniforms because a lot of the kids like to wear what they want…

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  • Importance Of Wearing School Uniforms

    students signed up for these schools with the understanding that they would have to wear the uniforms. Putting a rule on students in regular high schools throughout the United States is not fair, simply because they never signed up to be put in a position like that. Most people think of uniforms as things that workers, waiters or waitresses wear not students. Uniforms show a distinct difference in people, if someone went to the local McDonalds all of the employees would be wearing uniforms so…

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  • Should School Uniforms Be Mandatory

    `“Uniforms allow children the right to distinguish themselves by the deeds they’ve done, not the duds they wear”` (Boutelle). Schools across the United States consider installing a Mandatory school uniform policy in hopes to positively affect their school. On the contrary, not all the effects of a school uniform policy will be positive. Making School Uniforms mandatory will have mixed effects on a student’s academic experience. Perceived Benefits of school uniforms will be compared to actual…

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