Uniforms Should Not Wear School Uniforms

1751 Words May 2nd, 2016 8 Pages
During every school year, the issue on if school officials should or should not entail students to wear uniforms in school is a constant debate among the parents and staff members in school districts. Just like any other controversial issues, there are two sides to the argument representing both the good and bad points that exist behind student being required to wear uniforms in school. Although it can take students time to adjust to transitioning into the policy of being required to wear uniforms in school when it is first enforced, the benefits that come from them makes it all worth the hassle. Individuals against the idea of students being required to wear uniforms in school, often fail to see the bigger picture at hand. Uniforms help with removing negative situations in schools, along with helping parents save time and money.
For over a decade now school districts in the United States have enforced dress codes on students, that has led up to students being required to wear uniforms in school. It all started in the 1950’s when girls were not allowed to wear pants in school, leaving them to only be allowed to wear skirts or dresses (McVeigh, pg.85). The 1950’s was not the only period in history leading up to the beginning of school uniforms. In 1960’s it was unacceptable for the boy to wear blue jeans, black leather jackets, and other accessories associated with gangs in school (McVeigh, pg.85). It wasn’t until the late 1980’s that dress code policy really began to spread,…
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