Should Uniforms Be Compulsory In Schools Essay

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Uniforms:Do They Really Help Kids In School
By: Karizma Vazquez
Okay, Imagine being a student in their bedroom getting ready for school. They are sitting there frustrated because their pants and shirt collar is too tight and not fitting as well as before, and thinking “should not have eaten so much food at the this weekend, this is so tight I feel like an elephant trying to fit in a women’s dress” and if they don’t have their uniform on they can get in trouble and they don’t want their parents to buy a new one because they are very expensive. Kids that gain or lose weight could easily pick out something more comfortable in their closet than having to squeeze into a really tight uniform or have a uniform hang from their body. So without uniforms,
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A point from Marian Wilde about school uniforms is that uniforms “Are a financial burden for poor families” (Wilde 2017). Another good thing that she pointed out was “An unfair additional expense for parents who pay taxes for a free public education” (Wilde 2017). This is something good to point out because parents have to pay a lot of money to get their kids a nice uniform to follow school regulations and it can get expensive and parents would have to cut out a big chunk of funds just for uniforms for school. Some information from Grace Chen is, “ Many parents argue that uniforms are not economical as they must purchase both a school wardrobe and a casual wardrobe as children do not want or may be permitted to wear their uniform clothes outside of school” (Chen 2017). Parents would have to pay a ton of money that could have been on school supplies and late school funds, but can’t because of all the clothes they need to buy for their kids. So, it is clear to see that, these uniforms can be expensive and can affect parents' bank accounts by getting uniforms and regular clothes as well, so that is why there should be no uniforms in
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