Essay on The Benefits of Uniform Adoption in Public Schools

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Ever wonder what it would look like to have all students wearing the same white polo shirt, black pants, and a district sweater walking in the hallway? Nowadays, public school and many districts are discussing the possibilities of enforcing the uniform policy. In most places, many private schools already require students to have their mandatory uniforms; however, there are only a few public schools adopting this mandatory school-uniform polices as one of their enrollment requirements. The reason why not all public schools participated was because people believe that they are violating the freedom of choice when enforcing this mandatory uniform policy; yet problems such as bullying and segregation, emerged in these schools. Some people …show more content…
Apparently, they came to school unprepared. Referring to the article “What the United Kingdom Can Teach the United States about School Uniforms”, Angela Walmsley accentuates that “ When issues surrounding the dress code are diminished, there is more time for student learning”(Walmsley 66). Young adolescents get distracted easily compared with the mature adults. Fancy goods always attract people by their fantastic look and bring them to the fashion side. Consequently, students would pay more of their attention to the latest fashion instead of their school work. Then the school work will not be done on time because majority of their time is spent on the fashion. Without paying attention and making great efforts, school work can only be abandoned eventually. However, like Walmsley emphasized, when public schools require their students to wear the mandatory uniform, students will not have any struggle about choosing what clothes to wear today and tomorrow. In other words, students will have more time spending on school work. Another point is that the purpose of students going to school is gaining knowledge and preparing for their future. Students learn how to dress formally as a student in school.
The adoption of this district uniform could help them to prepare the way professionals dressed.
The next advantage of public school uniforms can be identified as the…