The use of school uniforms can help reduce the socioeconomic disparities going on in theschool setting but also help promote acceptance amongst peers. It masks the income difference between families while generating a level playing field among students making all equals whether rich or poor. It will also help reduce peer pressure and bullying. Students who cannot afford costly or trendy clothing are often targeted by bullies. Also students who do not put much value on their clothing, not worrying about what they should and should not wear at school somecall them nerds or geeks. They fall in the same category; they usually are prime targets of bullying. “When all students are dressed the same, rivalry between them over clothing options and the teasing of those who are dressed in inexpensive or untrendy outfits can be eradicated” (Toppo, 2014). In other words implementing uniforms in all school is one step closer to preventing suicides and occurrences like Columbine High School.
FINAL RESEARCH PAPER DRAFT4Making uniforms mandatory should be on the agenda of every school in every district all over the nation because of the many benefits that it offers. It reduces and limits violence as well as bullying which often lead to suicides or mass killings. It encourages discipline in children that will follow them all the way to adulthood; it will prepare them for the professional world. It also will help reduce socioeconomic disparities by equalizing the rich and the poor, and put an end to
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