Should School Uniforms Be Mandatory In Primary And Secondary Schools?

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I believe school uniforms should be mandatory in primary and secondary schools because it relieves discrimination and students. School is a place to learn, not to exhibit fashion, wealth or privilege. Unfortunately, now kids spend so much time being stressed about popularity that they hardly have the energy to learn anything valuable. Parents as well can benefit because buying uniforms is much cheaper and less stressful than spending large amounts of money and time purchasing varied clothes, usually for more than one child at a time. It is cheaper to wear school uniforms because you only have to buy one or two sets of clothes for the entire year, whereas most people buy up to 20 outfits in a uniform free school. School uniforms take the pressure off students to pay top dollar for clothes, according to Reginald Wilson, a senior scholar at the American Council on Education in Washington, D.C. “I think it does lower the cost of clothes, and kids don’t emphasize clothes as much when they’re all wearing the same thing,” Wilson said. “Certainly the competition to wear the best shoes or the best sweaters and so forth has been prevalent in school ever since I was in school, and the poor kids felt inferior.” Therefore, when all students are dressed alike, competition between students over clothing choices and the teasing of those who are dressed in less expensive or less fashionable outfits can be eliminated. It also really helps to get up in the morning and not have to think about

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