July 3, 2014
Why School Uniforms Should Stay in the Shelby County School System
Even though school uniforms are not stylish to students, school uniforms are more convenient for parents because school uniforms are less distracting to students and less expensive than regular clothing.
To begin, school uniforms are more convenient for parents. Uniforms are easier to wash. When making a load of clothes to be cleaned, it doesn’t take much effort. Uniform bottoms can be washed altogether depending on the color. Uniforms tops can be hung out to dry on a clothes hanger overnight instead of being placed in the dryer. These methods are convenient for parents especially after cooking a meal and a long day at school or work. In addition, school uniforms are less expensive than urban clothing. Uniforms bottoms and tops cost according to size just like urban wear, but are cost a little more. Uniform bottoms can cost you around $6-$15 a pair, but an urban pair of bottoms would cost your around $8-$20. The tops cost around $6-$15 like the bottoms, but the urban wear tops cost around $10-$20. Urban wear prices are much higher because of the variety and style. Finally, the most important reason school uniforms are more convenient for parents are because they are less distracting to students. Student sometimes tease other students if they lack the most fashionably urban clothing. This causes a distraction for students learning environment. The less fortunate student may feel insecure and may begin to neglect attendance and their will to learn, because of the distracting students. In conclusion, although school uniforms are not stylish to students, school uniforms are more convenient for parents for two main reasons. First, school uniforms are less expensive than regular clothing. But most importantly, school uniforms are less distracting to students. This is why school uniforms should stay...
Please join StudyMode to read the full document