Arguments For And Against School Uniforms

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While some argue that school uniforms eliminate distractions and help students focus on learning, others believe that a strict dress code stifles students’ self-expression. The Onion breaks down the arguments for and against school uniforms.



Encourages students to bully based on who victim really is, not superficial appearances


Makes goth kids really work for it

Keeps students focused on learning the teachings of the lord, not their clothes

Gives children valuable experience with collared shirts that will be valuable later in life


Promotes conformity


Ugh, so lame

Lunch box industry not prepared to pick up self-expression slack

Suppresses a young person’s need for individuality, currently expressed by wearing leggings purchased from Justice


Might increase student expression via words and actions

Not even Melissa can make a red and khaki color palette work


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