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between students based on how they are dressed. It makes all the students dress the same so they cannot pick on each other or cause conflict with eachother because one student has something better than another student. It also helps with violence in the schools. Gang violence is a main cause of the school uniforms because violence has spread from the streets to the schools,threatening the school environment. “Stabbings, carrying weapons under clothing, threatening teachers and students, and selling drugs on school property have all become regular occurrences in many of our nation's public schools.” (Wilson, 1998). Majority of schools have turned to dress codes to protect the students and break away from the violence by eliminating gang clothing and gang symbols. The uniforms also help with the control over fights. School uniforms give the students less conflicts between each other so they are safer throughout the school day. Paragraph 2 The economic and social value of uniforms is another major cause as towhy parents and students are against the uniforms when in actuality its economical and makes life easier for the parents and students. The believed increase of the rise of school uniforms could be the budgetary benefits they
offer parents, especially in the current state of the down economy. Of the school leaders that were surveyed based on the research I have found that with a uniform or formal dress code policy in place, the estimated the average cost of school uniforms per child, per year, was $150 or less. It was
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