School Security In Schools

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School Security
Seeing students wear uniforms in school may seem either too strict or too traditional, but when one figures out, and understand, the reason why for this formality, more will see the advantage of wearing school uniforms. Some may feel that uniforms should not be required in schools because they think it’s a waste of money, students don’t want to be told what to wear, or because they don’t want to look the same like everyone else at school. However, uniforms are much less expensive than the clothing brands that students wear, so parents are saving more money. Students also need to understand that they can’t always get what they want, they need to realize that not everything is going to be their way. Students don’t want to wear the same clothing like others because they want to stand out, but this can create conflict at school because the students will begin to judge each other by what they wear, and if everyone wears uniforms we would be avoiding these types of conflicts.
This uniform policy turned out to be very successful that President Clinton even mentioned it in his 1996 State of the Union address. Statistics showed that there was a major decrease in overall crimes, suspensions, and offenses which means that wearing uniforms was successful for this school district. A study in Long Beach was conducted in the 1990s with school uniforms. The Long Beach district was the first in the nation to require uniforms. 41% of parents and 86% of teachers agreed that
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