Persuasive Against School Uniforms

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School uniforms don’t let children express themselves - it shields who the children really are. If children are not wearing school uniforms, then, they can reveal their real selves by what they are wearing--not by what they had to wear before. Despite the benefits, a few people believe that wearing school uniforms is better for children Because it's less likely for them to get bullied for what they are wearing, since they are all wearing the same outfits. School uniforms restrict students’ freedom of expression. The US Supreme Court stated in Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (7-2, 1969) that "it can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate." Children who are wearing the same outfits cannot see who the real person really is. This altar can allow the children's peers to see who they really are. Students oppose school uniforms. A 2017 survey found that 82% of the current students opposed 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. School uniforms can make children feel as if they still don’t fit in even though everyone is wearing the same uniform. School uniforms can make children feel as if they are obligated to do something they don’t want to do. School uniforms emphasize the socio economic divisions they are
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