Relying on power to induce conformity rarely produces lasting solutions. Expression is often more internal than it is external. Some argue this is sexist and impractical for girls. Students who are not comfortable will not be encouraged to retain the information they are being taught. Approximately 22% of elementary schools, 19% of all middle schools, and 10% of high schools currently require uniforms, and this trend continues to accelerate. You had to be in the top 3 percent to get into one of the two colleges Ladies' or Elizabeth and in my year we got 7 out of about 26 pupils into one of them, and we were one of the few schools who didn't enforce the uniform. This complete self-absorption is incredible.
To them, fashion is really important. By having an enforceable dress code, it's possible to have the best of both worlds. Also, as it evens the playing field, there is decreased bullying and teasing related to clothes. Oh yeah, and they also are there to serve somebody else. Most school uniforms are designed so that they can be washed together. But, one good future prospect for your kid will be the ability to find that minimum wage job! A uniform is not the same thing as a dress code.
I'm pretty liked by everyone so I don't see how my wardrobe has anything to do with it. Wearing a school uniform also teaches students respect for authority because it's something they do because they are told to and because it distinguishes them from the teachers -- those whose authority they are under. New Orleans 95% , Cleveland 85% , and Chicago 80% are the cities which use uniforms the most. Even a family with 4 kids, all wearing school uniforms, it only takes a couple of loads per week to get the clothes properly washed and ready for school. If it means that the schoolrooms will be more orderly, more disciplined, and that our young people will learn to evaluate themselves by what they are on the inside instead of what they're wearing on the outside, then our public schools should be able to require their students to wear school uniforms.
Why are people suddenly telling us what we have to wear? Doesn't matter if you are the geekiest or coolest person in the school. They will get out into the real world and see people dressed in all kinds of ways they have never seen before and they will judge them for it and take haughty superior attitudes towards good people just for how they dress. And this site gave me a whole bunch more ideas which got me out of having to go to detention. School uniforms reduces the wearing of gang related clothes and helps some students concentrate more on academics instead of on clothes, which in turn, increases grades. No endless back and forth between child, parents and school.
We are also not allowed to eat in our school uniform in public which if we attend an afterschool club and catch the bus home and have to wait at a bus stop for half-an-hour and then spend three-fourths of an hour on the bus means we don't get to eat for ages. Now i go to public school with no uniform and i haven't been called fat since! And bullying-apparently bullying is caused by the color of your shirt! These organizations may claim that, in turn, school uniforms infringe on a student's religious freedom. When you're younger, a school uniform seems a matter of pride, when you're older, the same uniform seems a shackle. Uniforms for a long time seemed to be disappearing but in recent years they have been making a comeback, along with stricter dress codes generally. Students will claim also that they're better off wearing their own clothes.
To make this statement more clear, in 2003, a high school senior was suspended from school for wearing a tee-shirt of President George W. There are other ways for students to express themselves outside of just their apparel. For families attending a school that requires a uniform, the entire morning routine can go from 60 minutes to 30 minutes when compared to a non-uniform policy. Doing well in school helps open doors to their futures. While it may be possible for there to be exceptions to the uniform rules, this can often create more problems.
The Global Scholars is a website dedicated to featuring articles, institution profiles, videos and event news about international education in Malaysia on all levels. Some schools might want them, others may not. Therefore, it is reasonable to argue that if school children were allowed to pick their own clothes, then they would learn better because they feel more comfortable. Wearing schooluniforms won't solve bullying!! You must budget your finances accordingly to have a wardrobe that meets the demands of the employer. Not everyone goes to a prep catholic school.
Kids shouldn't have to wear uniforms. In addition, distracting fashion trends and status -symbol clothing are eliminated, enabling students to focus more on their academic goals. A student who is heavier then other students may stand more without a uniform. When everyone is wearing the same thing it is not as easy to pick people out for being different, at least not on the surface. Many believe the children will not have the ability to express themselves freely.
They become less focused on what people are wearing and hopefully focus on their academics which is why a person goes to school. Besides, there is a lot of judgement in what students look like body wise because they are wearing the exact same thing. School uniforms don't do anything but harm students in ways even they don't understand until they are released into the real world. Students may breed resentment towards the authority figures in school. List of Advantages of School Uniforms 1. That means the garments can be difficult to wear all day, every day.