Argumentation, School Uniform

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In a democratic society, people are free to choose what sort of dress they want, but the way we dress ourselves greatly depends on what the situation we are in. For instance, we put on evening suits when we present ourselves at a party of celebrities; on the field, we put on sports wear. Therefore, in elementary and secondary school, I suggest students should put on school uniform to give a consciousness to students that people should wear proper clothes in certain place in order to respect others. As Gilchrish said, "clothing is a way to show others that you have respect and consideration for the situation" (20). Discipline is very important in our daily life. We have to follow lots of rule every single day. Once we don't keep in a right track, we would receive an unfavorable consequence. As Newhouse emphasized, "break the rule, pay the consequences"(165). School should have the responsibility to tecah children this principle, to let them be aware of the necessity of following daily rule. One of the physical practices is to dictate student to wear uniform. When a student keep infraction of the school rules, he or she will properly get a informal punishment including "warning, reprimands, change of seating or location, after-school detnetion" or formal punishment which is "emergency removal for up to 72 hours, suspension for up to 10 school days, expulision for up to 80 school days and permanent exclusion" ("Blott Handbook"). Through the day by day exercise, students would learn to move along with rules. In my point of view, I think school should provide a condition that students can concentrate on their school work. When school commands students to wear uniform, students won't need to be annoyed or stressed about what what kind of clothes they should wear everyday. In FWISD's survey, 129 perents and students commented one of the advantages of the school uniform is "save time in the morning" (3), so that students don't be late at school. According to Reginald...
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