I wished many times that we had uniforms because the issue of skirts or shorts being too short, and baggy jeans and pants on the boys not being pulled up as they needed to be, would have been a non-issue. The city's entire school system has since enacted a School Uniform Policy. This way everyone is on the same playing field. School Uniforms bring an image of success to students and teachers Many school districts across the country have implemented School Uniform Policies and have seen positive results! As well as being bullied children will all look the same. Would you like if children or parents could choose to use uniform or not? Because of the limitless profits that go with uniforms, it comes as no surprise why more and more corporations are lobbying for the requirement of these homogenized outfits. Do you think the pros of using uniforms in class outweigh its cons? If you thought that requiring all students to wear uniforms can lessen the chances of bullying, you are dead wrong! Many students dislike school uniforms because uniforms can be viewed as a violation of their rights, while others benefit from uniforms because it relieves the stress of picking what to wear to school.
What happens when this funding is not available anymore? Moving the emphasis away from academics and toward demanding conformity may negatively impact academic and student behavior. Uhmm, how about this one, ahh, No Pamela has the same dress and wears it so often…! Though females can wear uniform pants, men are not allowed to wear uniform jumpers. Students seem to feel more confident in the way they look, and so they have more confidence in themselves. Spending time and effort implementing uniform policies may detract from more effective efforts to reduce crime in schools and boost student performance. There are much better goals to address safety and overall school climate. We can not discount the coincidence of school uniforms with these changes either. Perhaps the worst thing about uncomfortable uniforms is the fact that it can actually get in the way of learning.
They come in plaid skirts or jumpers. Sad as it might seem, uniforms are only stimulating commercial interests. Although families are typically required to pay for their children's school uniforms, uniforms can help reduce stress around this activity by allowing parents to avoid keeping up with demands for trendy clothes. If you feel this user's conduct is unappropriate, please report this comment and our moderaters will review its content and deal with this matter as soon as possible. Uniforms play a vital role in reducing peer pressure and raise the level of acceptability.
You are no longer given a chance to express your ideas, which you can impart simply by choosing the clothes you like to wear. What you pay for something is the status symbol. Students are less immersed in keeping up with today's trends. Bullying occurs whether students wear uniforms or not. And for high schoolers this can be bad because when they don't have output for creativity, they do stupid and harmful things. When every student is wearing the same uniform, everyone fills it out differently. Uniforms, you can get teased by it getting dirty or by the way you were it you can be a bully target with uniforms.
Apart from being boring, uniforms are highly uncomfortable as well. This means decreased morning arguments as everyone knows exactly that the only dress to wear is the regulated school uniform. So what do uniforms do other than show how much power adminstrators have in our students and what they can and can't wear. I would hate to have school uniforms because kids would feel like they are in prison, plus if teachers make a kid wear a school uniform when they don't want to, the kids wont listen to the teachers if the teachers don't listen to them, so they wouldn't get an education from not listening. Parents can reduce their financial burden when their children are limited to wearing one simple outfit every day.
What about students having originality and being one of a kine. As such, they often desire increased independence. The practice however has also been criticized for promoting a form of uniformity characteristic of militarism. Consider two recent examples of students challenging dress codes through the courts. There are many reasons uniforms can be helpful in enhancing the student's learning experience. Second, school uniforms will allow children to focus more on learning and what needs to be taught Therefore uniforms will increase students' self-esteem. We need to spend more time emphasising the value of community, and how communities can only function if everyone gives up some of their own entitlement for the good of others.
Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. Self-esteem is a major issue for all school-age children. Wearing a uniform for not more than 12 hours doesn't make you uncomfortable. They can actually be really nice. Students, especially teenagers, already have a lot to rebel against, and mandatory uniform protocol gives them one more. However, serious discipline and academic issues are unlikely to be solved by nostalgically resurrecting the blazer or draconian decrees issued from the headmaster's study regarding skirt length. During the first half of 1997 Dade County, Florida; Waterbury, Connecticut; and many others have established a School Uniform Policy.
Think of professional sports players who all wear the same uniform. A 1994 peer-reviewed study found that students in uniform were perceived by teachers and fellow students as being more academically proficient than students in regular clothes. Queensland University of Technology argues that school uniforms are used to not only control the body and its behaviour but also actively produce the particular attributes of the self that are deemed desirable by the school. It's more likely to be tattered, torn and faded. Chosen by each school, school uniforms provide students with a school identity, strengthen school and individual spirit and pride -- not unlike the way an athletic team uniform builds team identity, morale and self-esteem. He analyzed data from schools nationwide, and published research with co-author, Kerry Ann Rockquemore that concluded that 10th-grade public school students who wore uniforms did no better than those who did not in attendance, behavior, or drug use.