So instead of buying expensive uniform, why not let the children wear what they already have? Whatever way you look at it, homogeneity is definitely boring. The practice discourages independent thinkers. Proponents: A uniform acts a great leveler, and there is no distinction between the rich and the poor. Cutting that off at a young age only stifles creativity and encourages conformity. The uniform might be too small or too big for some children, and poor families will not be able to afford the uniforms as it may be expensive, and they may express their feelings with what their wearing, for example, a child who is feeling sad will wear brown or black clothes to school. Bullying occurs due to cultural differences amongst students.
What you pay for something is the status symbol. When Toledo students reach junior high, they are treated to one more color choice: maroon. That is a very interesting question. They can be very boring to wear and look at as well. The child is either in uniform, or not, period. Implementation of a school uniform program can help meet these needs. Freedom of teenagers is primordial, they need liberty to take advantage of their youth and wearing clothing can describe a person.
Requiring uniforms enhances school security by permitting identification of non-students who try to enter the campus. In any other walk of life, we wouldn't dream of telling girls that they have to wear a skirt. In an effort to express individuality, students will struggle to wear the newest trends, which are often expensive. We have a styling of uniforms for girls that's more comfortable, practical and more suited for a girl's shape. It allows to make economies.
Schools that have dress codes in place rather than uniform policies often struggle with gray areas: How short is too short? Don't ever let this happen to your kids. Every morning I don't think what to were for school because I have … my uniform. How a young person appears makes no difference whatsoever to their education… Schools should be encouraging free thought and self-expression, not suppressing it. The uniform automatically ignites a higher sense of school pride. Everyone has the right to express themselves by the way they look. Setting a clear expectation that certain clothing is appropriate for certain occasions can also help prepare students for a professional environment.
School uniforms are designed to stand up to everyday wear and repeated washing, so most parents will find that they can get away with buying a few sets. Some uniforms are made from unpleasant fabrics that will make you itch from the first class to the last class. We were one of the highest rating in the state. It's even more of a concern in mixed schools where, every day, girls see their male classmates come to school in trousers… Some girls really, really hate — absolutely hate — to wear skirts. In my school we wear uniforms for when we are in band, orchestra, and even choir. Sorry, but copying text is forbidden on this website! In the United States, we know that school uniforms are normally limited to private schools. Uniforms help to create unity amid diversity by easing ethnic and cultural tensions and encouraging values of tolerance and civility.
There is lack of 'uniformity', as far as this issue is concerned, among educators worldwide. Expressing your ideologies, beliefs and philosophies, unfortunately, are hindered by school uniforms. The Long Beach Unified School District in California voted to mandate uniform wear in order to reduce gang identification. In the morning when I were my uniform I get ready for my school day because in my normal closes I spend my free time. School uniforms also prove s the identity of each school.
Children are no longer identified by their 'colors. The debate rages on in schools and homes: should American students have to wear school uniforms? Third of all, kids don't need to wear whatever they want to be different and individual or to express themselves. Oh, and your daughter or son would want new clothes to be in fashion, and clothes cost money! Just this past December in Oxon Hill, Maryland, a 17-year-old honor student was killed at a bus stop, caught in the crossfire during the robbery of another student's designer jacket. Whether it's music, art, sports, or academics, uniforms allow students to express and define themselves beyond their labels and fashion styles. Making school uniforms mandatory is a way of taking away the freedom of choosing what to wear and in the long run, it causes more harm than good to the students.
School is for learning and not a fashion parade. Does that t-shirt cross a line? Many public schools also require them from kindergarten through grade 12. Uniforms also allow school administrators and safety officers to recognize visitors or outsiders who enter without a uniform. They may not be pretty and they may not be skinny but anyone can express who they are through clothing. With that being said, uniforms are sometimes costlier than civilian clothing. 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. I never had a uniform but it saddens me to hear that kids have to wear uniforms.