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Persuasive Paper School Uniforms

In our schools today, there are problems that take the focus off education and make it more difficult for a student to learn. These problems include ridicule and discrimination, violence, expense, distractions, fashion extremes, and the formation of cliques. School uniforms can eliminate the problems that arise and distract students from the main focus of school, their education. School uniforms put an end to the "grueling, expensive, and sometimes violent competition to keep up with the latest fashion"("School Uniforms"). With the implementation of school uniforms, personal image, focus on education, school and personal safety, and economic impact will be augmented. Students must be able to feel a sense of security with their personal image. School uniforms eliminate social status in the classroom and all kids are the same, with their true selves being unchained by the clothing that they wear. All kids will fit in because they will all look alike and this will eliminate student focus on creating and maintaining their societal cliques according to different styles of dress. Every student will be dressed in a pre-planned school uniform and that will save time for the student who will be well dressed every day. They will know what to wear and not have to worry if their clothes won't make them look right in the eyes of others because everyone will be wearing the same thing. The extremes of fashion will be eliminated causing less stress for parents and school administrators. For example, it will eliminate the gothic look, grunge, super baggy clothing, and the wearing of overly revealing clothing. There will be more of an emphasis on the individual person rather than that of external dressing. The less affluent will not be able to be picked out by the clothing that they wear because everyone will be wearing the same thing everyday. Usually these kids are teased and ridiculed making it very difficult for them. With the implementation of...

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