Pro and Cons of Uniforms

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Cedric Turner
February 17, 2013
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From hallways to classrooms and late night chit chats across the phone lines, students gossip about the new policies of enforcing uniforms. Students are puzzled and questioning each other if their sense of fashion really fashionable for school any more. But one student overheard the conversation and decided to write his view in the school article, three useful and life changing ideas that would help with students and parents migrate to uniform. One promotes good discipline which can help decrease the amount of discipline problems. Two, Reduces fighting and violence this can decrease fighting and violence that arise out of arguments over fashionable clothes. Three, the low cost of uniforms is always a plus to put more money in education than in designer clothing. Promoting good discipline from the aid of uniforms may be hard to grasp but knowing how affective it will be can ease the mind. Many think that school’s uniforms help maintain school discipline, while decreasing the amount of discipline problems. A concerned mom said, “School uniforms are a part of school spirit and inculcate discipline and conformity. While students may feel that uniforms hinder their right to free expression and can become boring and monotonous, they will also be able to pay more attention to their studies and less to dressing up. School uniforms encourage discipline because they make students aware and conscious of school identity they feel they belong to an institution and are accountable to it for their actions.” Most arguments arise from the lacking in self-discipline because parents refuse to discipline them. This also makes it even difficult on the teachers who have to face them in class along with 25-30 students at a time. Having so many students that have different personality can take its toll on any teacher and the classroom. So to eliminate further stress that could be put upon the teacher as well as the students let’s not let...
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