Persuasive Essay : Why School Uniforms Should Wake Up For Students

725 WordsJun 9, 20173 Pages
You wake up for another fresh start for school. You quickly get ready in your casual school clothes, without worrying about the Cedarwood uniform. Without the uniform, students would feel freer.Uniforms can also make more problems for students to deal with, they also don’t improve/help students. Wearing Uniform can add problems into student’s life. Students would be more often picked on and bullied. A study conducted by experts from Texas Southern University showed that bullying incidents increased by as much as 12%, after the implementation of mandatory uniform wearing. Bullying mostly occurs because of what you wear, but now bullies find out other ways to show that they are better. Bullying doesn’t stop when you wear uniforms but instead, it increases. Uniforms could make the student have negative thoughts about themselves. Professor Dave Anderson stated “Students have different weights, body types, and heights. Whenever one looks at himself in the mirror, he depreciates his self-image because he feels like he doesn’t look his best” If the student doesn’t like their appearance, their attitude could reflect off of it, like if they are overweight, they might not like their appearance, so then, that causes them to think negatively about themselves, which wouldn’t be good for their health. These problems could disrupt the students learning process, and it could also have negative impacts on the student. When students wear uniform, students do not improve in any way. Student’s academic scores do not go higher when they wear a uniform. Researcher Virginia Draa found that “implementing a uniform policy in schools did not have any impact on academic performance. “Wearing a uniform doesn’t help students get better grades and it doesn’t help students improve their attitude. It would be better if students never wore a uniform. Uniforms also can affect one's self-image. Students have different weights, body types, and heights. Whenever one looks at himself in the mirror, he depreciates his self-image because he feels like he doesn’t look his best", stated by Professor Dave Anderson. If the student doesn’t like how he or she looks, their attitude could have a negative impact on it and it could also make the student
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