Persuasive Effect On School Uniforms

1043 WordsOct 31, 20175 Pages
School uniforms not only affect how students perceive themselves, but additionally show what will happen if school uniforms are allowed in all schools. Without school uniforms students can get bullied because of what they are wearing. This could affect how they perform not only socially, but also academically. If schools nationwide made a requirement to have school uniforms, this could help students worry less about their appearances and more about their education. Many studies are showing that if students are allowed to wear what they want, they can wear clothes that threatens other individuals. With school uniforms we can protect students, decrease crime, and enhance school’s systems academically. Recent research states “The goal of most dress codes is to discourage inappropriate dress and cut down on distractions in the classroom.” (Lindsay). This is stating schools are merely worried for their student’s safety. Perhaps it being that teaches remember what it like at that at the age and what went on through their heads. In Biglerville High School in Pennsylvania. A principal is trying to protect their student’s images and how they perceive them self in everyday life by stating “Gentlemen ..." said the letter, "PULL YOUR PANTS UP! Your underwear choices should be your own private choice and remain private." As for the girls, it counselled, "No bellies showing ... Please remember as you select an outfit for the awards assembly that we don't want to be looking at 'sausage rolls' as Mrs. Elliott calls them. As you get dressed remember that you can't put ten pounds of mud in a five-pound sack."(par 10. Are School Dress Codes) Students should be more cautious of what they wear this can make others see them differently and allow for an increase for social pressure. School systems are using the uniforms as a way to protect their students. Schools systems are using uniforms to not only protect the student looks and social pressure, but furthermore curtail the crime that goes on in the city and on campus. Faculties want the best for their students, and furthermore for their education as well “In Long Beach, CA, after two years of a district-wide K-8 mandatory uniform policy, reports of assault and battery in
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