School Uniform Advantages

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Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It 's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life (Devi). This is a great quote because it relates back well to this paper. School uniforms are great in many ways. Requiring school uniforms can help a student to better succeed in the classroom. School uniforms would be good to implement in schools because they take away “best dressed” competitions and the financial strain on parents of buying in-style clothes, takes the worry away from students of what to wear so they can focus on classwork, and it takes the stress away from teachers of having to enforce a dress code. School uniforms are a great way to take competition out of dress, nowadays kids are constantly in a competition to who can have the coolest clothes, or most expensive clothes. If schools make kids…show more content…
School uniforms can restrict students from expressing themselves, according to the first Amendment of the US Constitution it guarantees that all individuals have the right to express themselves freely so if the constitution says that than schools should not have school uniforms (supreme court). School uniforms also promote conformity over individuality and at a time when schools are encouraging an appreciation of diversity, enforcing standardized dress sends a contradictory message that many people disagree with (Howe II). School uniforms do not stop bullying and may increase violent attacks, overall, there is no evidence in bullying literature that supports a reduction in violence due to school uniforms (Jeffords). Students just don’t like school uniforms a peer-reviewed study by researchers at the University of Nevada at Reno found that 90% of seventh and eighth grade public school students did not like wearing uniforms (Wharton). Overall, I think the reasons to implement a school uniform outweigh the reasons to vote against
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