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A Uniform Code School uniforms once a symbol of prestigious private academies have gone public Since President Clintons 1996 State of the Union Address in which he endorsed school uniforms the trend toward restricting student dress as a means of controlling violence has come front and center in the national debate Alarmed by increased youth violence a perceived breakdown of discipline and poor academic performance the public is clamoring for some concrete means of reasserting school order and safety In one school district after another school uniforms are proposed as the solution I agree with this statement and believe that if all public schools in America institute school uniform policies than violence peer pressure and other social problems can be alleviated School uniforms and dress codes are nothing new My mother recalls the days when girls were not allowed to wear pants or shorts to school and the principal walked around carrying a yardstick to measure their skirt lengths It seems an odd thing to do nowadays but back in the early 1970s it was a sign of the times THE CASE FOR UNIFORMS Many people believe adoption of school uniform policies will lead to increased school safety student discipline and student learning More specifically many have argued that school uniforms assist in reducing school violence and theft preventing gang activity such as students wearing gang colors and gang insignia providing discipline in students helping students to concentrate on their school work helping students to resist peer pressure and helping school officials easily recognize school intruders The school should provide a safe and disciplined learning environment for students Violence in schools destroys such an environment and can negatively affect student motivation for learning Everett and Price found that due to increased prevalence of school violence one in five public school students feels less eager to go to school every day one in seven feels less inclined to pay attention to learning in school
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