It also cuts off their creativity. Perhaps that is one solution to this looming and often inflamed problem. Love a good bargain My eldest starts prep this year, I got 4 uniforms too large, but still wearable given to me, and I bought another 4 sets secondhand. This young woman was in effect demanding special consideration for her religious beliefs that would and could not be extended to the rest of the school. Polo shirts and dresses are hung on hangers to dry and save ironing. Students may feel inferior of what they wear just because they are poorer than the rest. Lynn Parish, Alberta, Canada As someone who opposes mandatory uniforms because of my religious and moral beliefs, I find the British ruling a travesty.
In his 2004 book, The School Uniform Movement and What It Tells Us About American Education: A Symbolic Crusade, Brunsma contemplated and research hundreds of past studies about how unfiorms affect academic performance. Here in Abbotsford, British Columbia, the parents in our school district have voted overwhelmingly in favour of adopting the school uniform for all children. The uniform is exactly that - a uniform - rather than a fashion statement. The last thing any of us should be doing is judging them because they own a computer. So long as this parade of choices does not interrupt the school day, schools should be interested in nurturing, rather than standardizing, student expression.
And it's not just bluejeans that's banned, but any color besides the 2 specified school colors. So what do uniforms do other than show how much power adminstrators have in our students and what they can and can't wear. It punishes the responsible students and their parents because the irresponsible parents didn't supervise how thier own kids dressed for school. A uniform is not the same thing as a dress code. When Toledo students reach junior high, they are treated to one more color choice: maroon.
I am neither for or against uniforms. If the girl, or her parents, want her in religious dress then she should go to a religious school not a state school. They also require that students and parents sign the dress code policy as a requirement for admittance to the school system. It will decrease tardiness, because it will be a lot easier for a child to get dress and ready for school in the mornin. This conclusion is supported by empirical data that showed a negative effect on the perception of safety by both students and principals in schools with uniform policies. Because I am one of the instructors trying to put away years of bad parenting in the two years that I have them. And there was plenty of bullying…Only it was targeted at personal characteristics instead of clothes.
This is because it could help prevent bullying. Uniforms are certainly easier for administrators to enforce than dress codes. They should be paid more, they do have a lot to do with what a child gets from life and what they learn along the way! He also conducted his own analysis of two enormous databases, the 1988 National Educational Longitudinal Study and the 1998 Early Childhood Longitudinal Study. Schools also say that uniforms eliminate gang colors and insignias, and foster school spirit, pride, and self-discipline. We have the 2nd worse school testing results in the state, but my kids have been in the small group who have been passing the state tests.
They prevent thefts because no one's clothes are more valuable. School uniform takes a lot of pressure off us so we can concentrate in school. Not a slap in the face of individuality. It is human nature, especially so in kids who are trying to figure out their place in the world, to seek out those differences and use them against others. Education is in the hands of each individual state.
It hasn't worked in Northern Ireland and it won't work here. The gender-specific uniform guidelines often reinforce the gender binary in the school environment. How many uniforms should I buy my kids? If any student is involved in violence or has been attacked members of the public will not be able to tell what school they attended 3. So you see now why uniforms are the best course of action? I personally think it is very bad to have school uniforms, especially in public schools where children go just to get an education, not to be proper. When the children are travelling to or from school it's obvious which school they attend and I believe all the students behave better when they know they can be identified. We moved to Palm Coast this year and we came from a School District that had a uniform policy.
Critics of wearing school uniforms claim that imposing what clothes to wear on people curtails the freedom of boys and girls to be who they are and express themselves. Each level of schooling is for a purpose. Kids have imaginations and tendencies to put childish things in front of their schoolwork, like hanging out with friends and whose birthday party is that weekend. For example, a family with five children in Indiana objected to the new uniform of khaki pants and collared shirts. It did show up, but still… Most of the time, they wear three bottoms and three or four tops each week.