So does Kenneth’s 7-year-old brother, Steven, though Steven’s pants are streaked with dirt from the day’s activities, and at some point in the afternoon he loses the polo to reveal a crisp white T-shirt beneath. “I would like to wear just casual clothes to school,” says Kenneth, though he adds that wearing a uniform doesn’t bother him like it seems to bother some of his classmates. They don't like wearing them, so they come in hoodies and things like that to school.” Why?“They just want to dress differently and not in the same thing every day.” Does wearing the same thing every day get boring for you?Why give students another reason to feel negative about school? Certain fabrics rub them the wrong way (pun intended), and often buttons, zippers, belts and/or ties can be annoying.
Nearly one in five public schools required uniforms in 2010, up from just one in eight a decade earlier, according to the most recent findings from the U. The idea of requiring public school students to wear uniforms was first envisioned in the 1980s by then-Washington, D.C., mayor Marion Barry, who believed standardized dress might help public school students succeed as well as those in the city's Catholic schools.French Toast, as well as many educators, administrators, parents and public minded citizens, is aware that some of our public school systems are in a dispirited and discouraged state.Violence, poor attendance, disruptive behavior and disheartening attitudes stand in the way of today's education.There’s long been debate surrounding how to dress our kids.
Everyday I wore a kilt, blazer and knee socks to school. I did, however, appreciate one thing about that scratchy, icky-green, perspiration-inducing, polyester outfit: having one less thing to think about on harried mornings.
Our children need the self-esteem, purpose, hope and security associated with growing up in a healthy learning environment.
Implementation of a school uniform program can help meet these needs.
The reasons, clear and diverse, are summarized below for your review.
Uniforms take the competition out of dress In the past decade there has been a dramatic increase in the flamboyance of the everyday outfitting of school age kids. In some neighborhoods, it's the "thing" to wear the price tag on the garment. There is heavy competition for dressing "right" and the peer pressure to perform and conform is incredible.
The reason why school uniform is compulsory because some students are in upper class, middle class, lower class.