School Dress Code

Who really wants to wake up every morning wearing the same clothes to school?! I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t want to do that. I think school uniforms may hide self expression through clothing, forcing teenagers to find other ways to put across who they really are. Teens (girls) who wear school uniforms are more likely to use makeup early, and it may resort to extreme accessories or to alter their uniforms to differentiate themselves from others. Self expression and individuality is important to a child's development. Wearing school uniforms may teach children that it’s OK to adapt to standards, even if you don't agree with them. It also sends teens a mixed message, as the real world does not ...

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The only thing that will cut down on school violence is if parents would pay attention to their children and keep their children out of trouble and give them consequences when they disobey and not to let them run wild. Each person in life is unique, has their own look to them; that is how they are identified. Why do school districts want to make everyone look the same? School uniforms require that families also purchase specific clothing for their children. These clothes are only worn during school time. Families with limited income sometimes don't have the funds to purchase enough uniforms for their children. Parents already pay taxes and other fees to send their children to school, so the additional uniforms everyone needs today ; we have to pay for ...

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Added: 3/15/2011 11:56:22 PM
Submitted By: LOPHIE3
Category: Social Issues
Type: Premium Paper
Words: 349
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