The argument between to have or not have school uniforms has been an ongoing dispute ever since the use of them. I have first-hand experience of having school uniforms and having no school uniforms. I strongly believe that school uniforms are beneficial to an individual’s school success/experience.
The first major reason for not wearing school uniforms is, it forces a student to conceal his or her individuality. To many people, it appears that the school system is trying to strip away this individuality on purpose, but now is the time that the school should be embracing it and helping the student become the person they are meant to become. “According to opponents of uniforms, even preschoolers should have input into their wardrobe, and the need to encourage personality, confidence, and independence grows more important as the student becomes older” (Chen). Because of this lack of self-expression, students feel their first amendment is being violated and most people would agree, which causes the school to look bad. Another way of looking at it is they are forcing students to become on mold, or one certain way of being. However, the problem with making them one is, no matter how they look they will still have their own individual personality traits that will come out in the end. If forced to wear the uniforms, many students would express these traits by adding things to their uniform such as brightly colored gems for girls and different
If you were to go to a restaurant, you would want to know what the nutritional values of the food were, would you not? The labels you see on bags of potato chips or a drink are called nutritional labels (also known as food labels), which show you how much calories, proteins, fats, or a lot more that the item has. In fact, the government made it illegal to make products to sell at stores without the nutritional label. Did you know that restaurants are not required by law to have a label on any of their products? The government needs to make a law to make restaurants put the nutritional values on their foods.
Should the government waste money on something that millions of people will ignore everyday? I believe that every restaurant should have a choice to whether they would like to label their menu or not. Labeling menus should not be a requirement for restaurants as of multiple reasons.
In December 1965 a few students in Des Moines planned to wear black armbands throughout the holiday season and they planned to fast on December 16th and New Year’s Eve to support a truce in the Vietnam War. The principal and other school officials learned that the students hatched this plan and immediately adopted a no armband policy and students would be suspended if they wore armbands. On December 16th Mary Beth Tinker and Christopher Eckhardt wore their armbands to school and were sent home. The following day John Tinker wore his armband to school and the same result occurred. They were suspended until they wouldn’t wear the armbands anymore. The students sued for violating their first amendment right of free speech. How should individual rights and the common good be balanced when they come into conflict? The common good should be put before individual rights because we have to think of the big picture not this little tiny problem. I think the school was wrong to censor the student’s free speech because they didn’t cause a substantial disruption of education.
If we have a dress code people would always think they are plain or boring. When schools have dress codes they stop kids from having fun with what they wear and stomp on their creativity. Therefore, we shouldn't have a dress code because it limits our imagination.
Much of the current school uniform policy literature offers descriptions of potential strategies to achieve successful school uniform implementation. After reviewing all literature, the finding provide some support on school uniform policy and student achievement. Survey No.1, student survey indicated that combined with both schools, more girls participated in the study than boys. The results were very similar in both school results that most males and females did not agree with the uniform policy. Specifically more females, one hundred and seventy eight females overall did not agree. Students indicated that they totally disagreed with the school uniform policy because of their identity restrictions, which the school have enforce on them.
High School should not have dress codes. Dress codes are going to be broken no matter what. Kids like to express their feelings through music, their rooms and you guessed it their clothing. Yes some kids go over the top with their clothing but if your going to punish anybody then punish them. But with that I think high school should have dress codes. With great freedom comes great responsibility. If you want to be the center of attention then go somewhere else and do that. School is for learning not showing off who has the better clothing or who has the new kicks. Learn things that your going to need in the world. Like if you want to be a professor than you are going to need a lot of math, reading , history and etc. No one cares what you
Every year, students receive their own personal id upon enrollment. Each student’s id classifies them into a certain grade level: freshmen have blue, sophomores have green, juniors with orange and seniors, red. This id must be worn from 7 a.m. to 3:05 p.m., if it is not worn or lost, it is necessary to get another one which cost $6 per id. They are hard to keep up with; I lose my id almost every month. I personally feel that are id’s are unneeded because of the small population in the school. Everyone is known so why do we have to wear ids?
Being a high schooler at Windham High School, I can say that I am not in favor of the honor codes being established at my school. I am a very busy student-athlete that always completes work on time, does what I’m expected to, and never cheats. Why should I have to follow honor codes that would make no difference in my life. Cheating, stealing, and plagiarizing are already not acceptable, we are told by our teachers constantly, and it is stated in our syllabi.
"I went to a catholic school, and underneath my school uniform, I wore a metal shirt." said George Stroumboulopoulos from brainyquotes.com. Did you know that nineteen percent of schools reported to wearing uniforms in the 2009-2010 school year? Many students are opposed to uniforms. On the other hand, some teachers approve them. I think students should not have to wear uniforms. Uniforms do not let students express themselves, promote conformity over individuality, and do not improve attendance, academic preparedness, or test results.
Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in the United States, while some states have passed legislation to allow non-medical and medical marijuana use, the question of whether or not warning labels are beneficial is a good one. There are several studies on marijuana that include: passive exposure(second-hand smoke), potency(which can vary widely), motor vehicle safety, health, healing properties and its commercialization which are all very good reasons for a warning label. Warning labels would allow the consumer to make an informed decision as well as educate about any side effects the consumer may or may not be aware of. Depending on who or what company is conducting the study of marijuana determines the outcome which is another reason
My school is making a dress code change. One change I would recommend is no permanent tattoos. The only reason a person can have a permanent tattoo is if religious reasons and it has to be under clothing. Other than that, the reason why permanent tattoos should be banned is because it can cause too much distraction, hate towards race or people, or display of gang violence.
Why do we need uniforms? Most student have their own style, but a common argument against school uniforms is that they take away the students right to show their sense of style, creativity and culture. Yes, school uniforms may limit what the students have to wear, but he/she can still have their own ways of self-expression in many forms. Students can still express their style of choice by what shoes they pick, color of the shoe laces, how he or she styles their hair, what accessories they add, jacket they wear or socks; there are many ways. Uniforms are still versatile where they will not be breaking the dress code policy the school has set. Just because a student can’t wear the most latest Polo ,Lacrosse , or Hollister shirt or jeans to school doesn’t mean that his/her rights are taken away. School should be a place where Children come to learn, not to scope out the latest fashion trend. Outside of school, kids can wear and show off their unique sense of style.
For years, there have been hundreds of debates about whether students should wear uniforms or not. Many schools agreed with the idea and have already required school uniforms, while others are still considering it. Some say that school uniforms represent discipline and instill school pride, but others think that it is not creativity and comfortable. Despite that there are still arguments about it; school uniforms have increasingly demonstrated their importance and influence in many ways. Students should have to wear uniforms because it will help students to perform better at school, give students a sense of discipline, lower the cost for parents, and decrease the rate of crime.