Rules Are Not Necessarily Sacred

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  • Topic: Uniform, Clothing, High school
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“Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.”
--Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Living in the twenty first century, it is imperative for us to be familiar with the do’s and don’ts of being successful. Surely none of us are oblivious of the ‘planning, working hard and then patiently waiting for the sweet fruit to be delivered’ way of procuring success but we also aren’t unmindful of the proper attitude which is required to achieve success.It is necessary for that attitude to be developed in an individual from the beginning and the school plays an important part in its development. Everything about the school from the extra-curricular activities it offers to its uniform has a valuable role in that attitude’s development. The acceptance of casual clothes in place of uniforms has been a major issue for over a decade now as there is a colossal difference between the two. One has to interpret that when the uniform provides a significant sense of equality then casual clothes provide its Lilliputian version. With the uniform policy being enforced in a school, the students are able to concentrate on their studies in a better regard as they don’t have to stay up late at night to determine which designer clothing’s they will have to brag about the next day. Along with being carefree about designer labels they will also not be bullied or teased just because of them not being capable to afford ostentatious pieces of clothing. Even though allowance of casuals in schools presents the path of self-expression for many students it doesn’t really assist in distinguishing the students belonging to different schools and often results in the students’ incapability to represent their schools. Moreover, the school-goers are under no peer pressure regarding dressing up and to be socially accepted. Presence of uniforms results in a healthy climate for learning. Instead of spending money superfluously students can turn to saving it which may end up helping them when they actually require...
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