How do you feel about school uniforms? Would you like to wear the same thing every day? The proposal for school uniforms in public schools should be supported. This would take away a students’ right to express themselves. There are financial struggles and issues. Uniforms are not cheap today. Uniforms should be eliminated in public schools because they are a financial burden for some families and they are taking away students right to express themselves.
Concessions and Rebuttal
People who say yes to uniforms would argue that they help students resist peer pressure to buy trendy clothes (Hamilton). Many say uniforms result in a more professional businesslike atmosphere. They also believe that uniforms prepare young people for the real world of work (Cruz). I would argue that students need to be able to express themselves. They need individuality. Students express themselves mainly through clothing.
School uniforms should be removed from all public schools because they are a financial problem for some families and they are taking away from students the right to express themselves. Uniforms are being priced too high, and some families cannot afford them. Students need to be able to express themselves and show their own personality and style. Therefore, uniforms are just a problem and a hinder to public schools.