Popular Culture Essay.pdf - Rylee Adam Wayne McDonald Composition 1 5 October 2018 School Uniforms Should students have to wear school uniforms School

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Rylee Adam Wayne McDonald Composition 1 5 October 2018 School Uniforms Should students have to wear school uniforms? School uniforms in public schools are surprisingly increasing, recommended by private schools. From 2013 to 2014, where students were required to wear uniforms in with one in five at public schools, to 2003-2004, where students were requirement for uniforms was one in eight. In high poverty areas, public schools had a mandatory uniform policy. Some people argue that uniforms create a safer environment for students and encourages children to pay their attention to their studies other than their clothes they wear. Others say uniforms break students right to reveal their individuality and not have a good effect on behavior. School uniforms may deter crime and increase student safety. One year after Sparks Middle School in Nevada instituted a uniform policy, school police data showed a 63% drop in police log reports, and decreases were also noted in gang activity, student fights, graffiti, property damage, and battery. A peer-reviewed study found that schools with uniform policies had 12% fewer firearm-related incidents and 15% fewer drug-related incidents than schools without uniforms. Another peer-reviewed study found that, in schools with historically higher
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