Blue Valley Argumentative Essay

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Blue Valley should adapt a school uniform policy for many reasons. One of them being it prevents distraction and evens out the social status between students. The second reason is that studies have showed that attendance and test scores have improved when uniform policy is implemented. The last reason is that it has stopped most crime and bullying in schools. This is why Blue Valley schools should adapt a school uniform policy. The first reason that Blue Valley should adapt a school uniform policy is that it prevents distraction and evens out the social status between students. For example, a bulletin published by the National Association of Secondary School Principals stated that, “When all students are wearing the same outfit they are less concerned about their clothes and more concentrated on their school work.” This shows that when uniforms are implemented there is less distraction on their clothes so they are more focused on their school work. It also puts kids in a more equal social…show more content…
For example, when the Long Beach Unified School District made students K-8 wear uniforms, suspensions in elementary dropped by 28%, suspensions in middle school dropped by 36%, there was a 51% decrease in fights with students K-8, and a 34% drop in assault and battery in kids K-8. This shows that the crime in the Long Beach Unified School District decreased after uniforms were implemented in grades K-8. It also prevents gangs from forming on campus and a display of gang colors. Also it helps identify intruders in school because everyone will be wearing a uniform, so the intruder will stand out and it will help keep the school safe. The last reason that it stops most crime is, it may discourage students from committing a crime which will also help keep the school and students safer. This shows that when schools implemented school uniforms it stops most
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