Uniforms Code Violations At School

1730 Words Dec 8th, 2016 7 Pages
Have there been a numerous number of dress code violations at your school just this week? Is it getting old having to repeat the same things to students over and over again? Are they not listening even after they are punished? If this is the case, then consider making some changes to benefit the school and everyone in it. The easiest way to reduce these violations would be with uniforms. Ohio public schools dress code is greatly flawed and schools should implement a uniform policy to reduce office disciplinary referrals, address bullying, and create a positive culture in the school environment. Uniforms are traditionally favored in private schools, but they are being introduced into more and more United States public schools everyday. During the 2013-2014 school year, one in five public schools in the United States required students to wear uniforms to school everyday. This went up from one in eight schools requiring them in the 2003-2004 school year. ("Background of the Issue," n.d., para. 1). The percentage of schools that require them has increased from thirteen percent during the 2003-2004 school year, to nineteen percent in the 2011-2012 school year ("Background of the Issue," n.d., para. 18). The process of having to discipline a student because they violated the dress code is a process that nobody, student, teacher, or parent, likes to go through. Multiple students cannot drive; so when they disregard the school 's dress code, their parents have to pause whatever…
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