I want him to make his own choices, regardless of what I say. Also they feel sense of kinship and sense of belonging. You can't eliminate the girl's desire to possess clothes by forbidding her from wearing the clothes of her choosing for, what, like six hours a day? Say you have a short skirt. School is a place of learning, and the more we can prevent other pupils judging each other on superficial things the better. In the events of natural disasters or emergencies, such as earthquakes, tornadoes, fires or terrorist attacks, it would be really hard for parents to identify their child from the midst of a milieu of similarly clothed children.
So the question is, does it really matter if you wear a school uniform? First of all , it contributes to creation of discipline and control. If schools implement uniforms, they should decide on semi-casual, comfortable clothing. It shows their age: At the end of the day you want people to know that your children are children. Our wardrobe is an expression of our personalities, on certain days it can reflect our moods, on other days our ethnicity and at times our attitudes. First, a Brief History of Uniforms Although the uniform requirement has just been recently imposed, uniforms have been in existence for several centuries now. Other then all that drivel, though, I have nothing else to really say.
Toledo girls are allowed a fairly wide range of dress items, however: blouses, polo shirts with collars, turtlenecks, skirts, jumpers, slacks, and knee-length shorts and skirts. Non uniform dress codes normally have leeway that allow Ms. The smallest sizes of the mandatory blazer for St. They are not solving the concerns that they are geared for. If you want your kids to wear uniforms, go to a school that allows that.
Schools have a few different purposes for having a uniform policy. I made the mistake of buying white button-down oxford shirts and pocketed navy tees from a consignment sale before school started. Teenage girls and boys are especially sensitive about body image, and feelings of insecurity in this area can have lasting effects. I wouldn't say my fourth point is just plain stupid and ignorant, I would say that I don't agree with it but I wouldn't say that. A while back I read about a group of boys who wanted to wear shorts to school during the summer when the school refused, the boys shaved their legs and wore skirts borrowed from sisters and friends in protest. In terms are usage, uniforms prove to be uncomfortable and costly.
Also, I think uniform make everyone equal. Uniforms are often more cost effective as the parents or the students, depending on circumstances, have to purchase less. Otherwise, parents need to constantly replenish their child's wardrobe with the latest fashions, which can be very expensive. We used to encourage individuality and appreciate each child for their uniqueness. As for expression not being important in school that is rediculous. Clothes aren't a big deal.
I know bargain hunting is what we moms are good at, but do think about quality when shopping for clothes your kids will wear every day. I would be interested to hear what others think. It's not a fashion competition Yet schoolwear may have some benefits. Why do we need such extra trouble? Terribly sorry that I've not taken much time to review the debate we had though I cannot say I am personally inclined to do so. Plus, who would want to buy new clothes that you can't wear to school? Before long, dressing in the same thing on a daily basis gets boring, which school-age children do not enjoy. As soon as he started first grade, he noticed a big change; a new dress code which makes him wear the same color of outfit as his classmates, a uniform.
I think each of us would like to be different from anothers, but society is made up of different kinds of people. Also it does not make children more disciplined ever see a child wearing a suit at a wedding etc. No, because it strips the idividual of any form of expression. I wanted to take the negative of it because I want to freely choose the clothes that I want to wear. Some would believe that uniforms improves academic performance.
Wearing uniform helps to everybody in class to concentrate more attention on learning subjects. But even if the sizing varies, proponents agree on the value of requiring uniforms. It's not a fashion show where you show off your clothes and style and make fun of others, but that's just plain stupid. Think about when you get a job, you have to wear a uniform at a job even if it is a hat. The reason I know this is that I had to debate the subject for my high school speech class. Argument replies both in favor and in opposition are displayed below the original argument.
A 1999 study conducted by experts from Texas Southern University showed that bullying incidents increased by as much as 12%, after the implementation of mandatory uniform wearing. Experts say that the number of middle and high schools with uniforms is about half the number of elementary schools. Schools also need to think of their own costs. Every so often children will protest about a school uniform. The main purpose of wearing a sports uniform is for the players to be able to identify their own members in order to achieve one common goal.