The Importance Of School Dress Codes

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I believe that it would be beneficial for our schools to adopt dress codes. Although some kids may argue that this action would restrict the individual student’s freedom of expression, I dont agree at all . Our right to express ourselves is important, but in a respectful manner. We must all learn to respect the feelings of others, and learn how to operate in the real world in order to be successful in life. Dress codes would not only create a better learning environment, but would also help prepare students for their futures. The importance of having a dress code is to teach us in the real world how to dress for our jobs. Inaproprate clothing in school will distract other students trying to stay focused in school. Examples of disobeying dress code Short skirts, exccessive jewelery , skimpy tops, and low pants are fine for after school, but not for school. “The issue of dress codes and uniform policies has been tackled in the classroom, the boardroom, and the courtroom. This Policy Report examines the whole fabric of the debate on dress codes and uniform policies through a collection of short reports; policy recommendations; and opinions by administrators, teachers, students, and civil libertarians.”(Anderson, Wendell. "School Dress Codes and Uniform Policies." Web. 19 Nov. 2014. <http://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED471528>.) This is from The University of Oregon they had many problems with the students dress code and they had to take a roundup of legal actions and

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