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Unformatted text preview: Dr. Alan Hilfer, senior psychologist in the Children’s and Adolescent Unit in Brooklyn says, “Clothes are a source of expression for children, and as kids get older, they become increasingly resentful of uniforms.”(Hilfer, 2005) When students are required to wear school uniforms their freedom of choice gets taken away. For example, if a student doesn’t like the color white, and their uniforms are white and kacki, the student is forced to wear a color he or she doesn’t like every single day of school. Warrant: By taking away this freedom to choose, students are unable to express themselves in a creative way by choosing the way that they dress. They are unable to pick out what they like to wear and what they feel comfortable wearing. Summary: Because school uniforms are expensive and because they take a way an individuals freedom they should not be mandated in public schools....
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- Spring '08