Persuasive Essay Against School Uniforms

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What a makes feel like person feel like an adult? For many it’s having a job and being able to support yourself and the ones you love. In order to do that we try and figure out who we are through education and exploration. This is the entire reason we toil away at the art institute. We labor away so that we can carve out a place in this world. We struggle and agonize for the hope of financial success and in the name of expression. Everything we do is part of how we choose to present ourselves from our tone of voice to our choice of clothes. To place a restriction on our clothing is to deny the very reason we came to this school. The first recorded use of standardized dress codes in education may have been in England in 1222, when the…show more content…
The policy would have to be drafted and voted upon by the higher ups of the school. Once the uniform has been selected the school will have to worry about acquiring enough uniforms and the money to pay for them. This could lead to staff strikes and protesting by students. The school cannot afford to try and throw money into things they aren’t sure will aid the student body. Should a uniform policy be drafted we would join the Americans that spend around $1 billion on school uniforms every year.Retailer J.C. Penney Co. says school uniforms are "a huge, important business for us." In 2003 alone, uniform company Lands ' End spent $3 million on marketing efforts directed at public schools and districts. Multiple studies used to promote the effectiveness of uniforms were partly funded by Lands ' End, and at least one of those studies is "so wholly flawed as to render itself useless,"According to David L. Brunsma,…show more content…
The only true purpose a dress code at this age would provide is a way to censor the student body. To tell them that you can be creative but within limits. While it seems tacky to some of us to have to look at people walking around in pajamas or wearing short outfits, it’s not necessary go through all the trouble of instituting a whole dress code. Life is far too short to be constantly judgemental about what everyone around us is wearing. That’s high school that we left behind in the past. And for those who insist on critiquing the outfit’s of every person that walks by like RuPaul’s or Project Runway. As well as those that become that distracted from the sight of bra strap or someone’s knees I leave you with this. Modesty empowers some, bareing it all empowers others. It is not your right to decide who will be empowered by which except for

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