- Pham 1 Michael Pham WRC 1023.050 Professor Swellander February 5th 2008 I am an American and can dress like one The first amendment of the

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-1Michael Pham WRC 1023.050 Professor Swellander February 5 th , 2008 I am an American and can dress like one The first amendment of the constitution enables every single individual in America to have freedom of religion, press, and speech, and also to peacefully protest. There are reasons that there is not an amendment giving us the freedom to wear what we want. It is because nobody ever believed they would need to fight for that right. Today, in schools around the nation an epidemic has spread in which the only cure is to restrict what children can wear. I believe this is the wrong standpoint, we must embrace different races and arm the children of tomorrow with the intelligence to not believe in hurting each other but helping each other and not only to better each other but better ourselves and we can start by allowing them to choose what they want to wear. There are many schools that insist on having extreme dress codes or even uniforms, due to the thought of allowing children to wear whatever they want will cause chaos. Chaos meaning that students will not be able to concentrate, due to being scared or just being distracted. The National Association of Elementary School Principals state that uniforms do not produce better schools, and when they tested schools with uniforms in the 10 th grade the students actually performed worse on the tests than schools without uniforms. They also showed that mandatory uniforms also did not reduce violence or solve any behavioral problems, and did not improve attendance or academics in schools. (Brunsma) In schools, children don’t solely learn academics but they get a sense of who
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course WRC 1023 taught by Professor Swellander during the Spring '08 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.

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- Pham 1 Michael Pham WRC 1023.050 Professor Swellander February 5th 2008 I am an American and can dress like one The first amendment of the

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