Public Schools Should Adopt A School Uniform Policy

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In this paper you will find four main reasons why all public schools should adopt a school uniform policy, and there is a paragraph with a counter argument with school uniforms. There is a discussion on how the crime rate decreases amongst students, how uniforms save the families money, how gang related activities have decreased, and how there is less stress between students and parents. By the time you finish reading this paper, you too should agree that all public schools should adopt a school uniform policy. All Public Schools Should Adopt a School Uniform Policy Following the guidance of other cities like California and Las Vegas, in Pennsylvania, Allentown School District adopted a school uniform policy in 2014, and it has made a huge impact on kids. There has been more positive than negative feedback from the kids and families from the surveys that were taken at the end of the 2015 school year. There should be a law passed that all public schools should adopt a school uniform policy. The first point of why all public schools should adopt a school uniform policy is uniforms save the family money. In 1999 the NPD group conducted a survey and found that families whose children went to a school with a uniform policy spent $85 less than families whose children did not. (Pike, 1999). This is sixteen years later after that survey was conducted so the figure today will be in the hundreds as status symbol clothes prices are on the rise every year. There
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