Recently, more and more schools all over the country have turned to dress codes. Some people say that dress codes teach professionalism and protect students. However, schools should not have dress codes because dress codes target girls and limit their freedom of expression. They also are hard to enforce and students break them anyways. First, schools should not have dress codes because they target girls and limit freedom of expression.
Prayer Should Be Allowed In Schools Most people believe that prayer is a waste of time, and should not be allowed in school. Even though religions are diverse, prayer should be allowed, or at least an option. Prayer should be allowed in schools because not everyone who wants to go to a religious school can, those who believe in God should be able to freely worship in school, and people accuse prayer of being controversial, when teachings such as evolution and global warming are controversial. Prayer should be allowed in school because not everyone can afford to pay the pricey fees of religious schools. Religious schools are very expensive.
Banning books has always been a big debate if it’s acceptable or not in the field of language arts… most Americans believe people should have the freedom to choose what they want to read. By banning books, our basic rights as US citizens are kind of taken away. Book banning affects the people who read books to the people who write them. I feel that most people banned or try to ban books because they want to protect others from different ideas and information. Banned books are basically books that are thought to be “unsuited” for their intended age group and are therefore challenged by parents to be removed from a school or any local library shelf.
Some deem others who do not wear the most fashionable clothes unpopular. In fact, according to the website Daily Mail, “children are so heavily influenced by brands that they bully or shun classmates who do not keep up with fashions and logos” (Clark). For example, in Heather Havrilesky’s essay “Bobos”, she discusses conflicts in school with fellow classmates treating her differently and ridiculing her because the shoes she normally bought were not the name brand shoes everyone else bought (Havrilesky 34). This is merely one example illustrating people being viewed differently and judged because of a misunderstanding of what normal is. In hopes to solve such problems, some schools even implemented school uniforms.
There are people who think students should not wear school uniforms. Then, there are people who agree with wearing school uniforms. Thesis: o Uniforms are not beneficial because they affect students’ academic achievement, freedom, and their image. Main points: o Academic achievement o Students freedom o Students do not like them and it effects their image. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, as of 2007-2008 school
The controversial idea of praying in schools is detrimental to the school environment because it could cause arguments, it would have to be inclusive to all religions, and it would not consider the interests of non-religious students. Praying in schools is controversial because it causes a conflict between religious and non religious students.Prayer in schools can interfere with the environment for people who have a different religion than others. It can bother people who do not have a religion and it causes fights and controversy. If a person did have prayer in schools it would have to involve every religion. Prayer is part
When it comes to banning a book, many different criteria have to be met. With books in high school, it can be very controversial with parents as to which books need to be banned. In Schools, books are banned from things like foul language, sexual content, of just speaking about things parents or the school board may not like. In this book Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli, it is being banned because it is a story about a little Jewish boy and how it was during the Holocaust. Dean Schneider on Bookpage.com says, “Underlying this story of war and the Holocaust is a young boy’s search for a name and something to believe in.” Along with this book and multiple others out there, even though the books may not want and enjoy these “awful” things, sometimes
No Guns for Teachers Guns are incredibly dangerous. Why should teachers have them in schools? This is a much debated question with two very opposing opinions. All things considered, teachers should most definitely not have guns in schools because injury could be caused, it is not teachers’ jobs to protect students, and having guns on school grounds would inflict fear among the students. Thinking protectively, some schools allow teachers to have guns in the classroom.
Imagine getting a call from your daughter during the school day, her saying, “Hey, mom/dad, I need you to come get me, they said my outfit is too distracting.” Leaving home or work to pick her up or bring her new clothes because others can not focus. What was your daughter wearing, leggings, she was wearing leggings. Dress codes are too controlling, it is sexist toward women and unfair on students. Public school dress codes are made to restrict certain clothing that students are allowed to wear, this can be good and bad, but people take it way overboard. Many schools have school uniforms for reasons such as showing school spirit, safety, and to reduce bullying.
People should have different opinions and this is mine and many of the communities opinion. With so many stress about getting good grades and getting everything done on time, we shouldn’t have to deal with dress codes and to wear uniforms. Students already have been going through a lot in the school hours. I think that if we all stand together and convince schools to not have a dress code and uniforms we can. In this case we shouldn’t have to deal with dress
Book Banning I think that the root problem with the book banning/burning was the level of maturity in the certain individuals affected. Both of these books were not made for children. I think the people in charge that banned Mr Vonnegurt’s book could have done better with their solution and the people at the Biloxi school came up with an adequate solution to the problem. An example is the book by Kurt Vonnegut, but they were still taught in the classroom. Then the directors of the school destroy his work of art because it was not kid friendly, even though they were the ones to put it into the school curriculum.
I would say his essay is weak simply because he would have statements that did not have support like in paragraph 8, Posner was talking how the universities adopted speech and sex codes “because that’s what most students want” he would just leave the statement hanging, without making it clear. Also, I just don’t think his argument got many people 's agreement because he kept saying that These "children" still need to be
The reason that Sam feels this way is because in the classes he doesn’t have air conditioning in, he almost always feels a “heat wave” when he walks through the door, making him distracted from everything else. There have been other occasions when Sam has been in a class with no air conditioning, he became “drenched in sweat and was uncomfortable”. Sam wishes that all of our classrooms at Newport Harbor could have air conditioning in them. According to a New York Times article called “Schools Are Not Cool” written by Sara Mosle said that “students wilted over desks” in the heat distracting them and making it so they could not learn as well as they could when there is air conditioning. Sara also said that life become “unpleasant for students and teachers” when it is hot meaning that the heat will make the students and teachers day terrible, making them not concentrate on learning.
It is important to realize that all banned books were at one point challenged books; however, not all challenged books become banned. Who challenges these books? Lots of people challenge books “throughout history, more and different kinds of people and groups of all persuasions than you might first suppose, who, for all sorts of reasons, have attempted—and continue to attempt—to suppress anything that conflicts with or anyone who disagrees with their own beliefs” (““About Banned & Challenged Books””). Why does it matter if books are banned from schools? By banning books the school board is controlling how and/or what students think about a variety of subjects.