Students Should Wear School Uniform

Essay by dixciana89Junior High, 9th gradeB+, March 2009

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Perry Unified School District has made a school board decision that all students attending schools in the city of Iowa must wear school uniforms at all times. School board has come up with the decision because they believe that the mandatory use of uniform reduces violence within the school. It is also representation the community. They also believe that students who wear school uniforms behave more appropriately in the school environment and it help reduces social outcome. I agree with the decision that my local school board has made. I believe that it is going to help my family.

This decision has affected my community because some families are against the decision and others love the decision. Of course the majority of the students are against the decision, that the school board has made they believe that it is unfair decision. It is also causing many controversial issues in between the parents and their children because parents want their children to wear uniforms but their kids totally disagree.

From my perspective I take this situation very serious, because it is going to make a big impact in the community, not only for the parent but for the kids. However the school board of education has the last word.

I believe that if students wear school uniforms. It will probably help schools in certain areas. For example it can improve the social outcomes in a school environment and it can also reduce violence. Experts believe that "Clothing and fashion are often at the root of social conflict. Children are often ridiculed by other children because of the way they dress. Many children use clothing to express themselves and to define themselves. This self-expression and definition often leads to the formation of cliques in the school environment. Many students feel that...