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School Uniforms<br />By :Alyssa Brownlie<br />
What Is a School Uniform?<br />A school uniform is an outfit worn primarily for school settings. They are common in primar...
Styles of School Uniforms<br />School Uniforms are both casual and professional.<br />Private schools usually consist of m...
When were uniforms introduced to schools?<br />Parochial and private schools have a long history of using school uniforms ...
Controversy of uniforms in Schooland Legislation<br />There has been a lot of commotion about dress codes and school unifo...
Pros of School Uniforms<br />Cost of clothing<br />Less harassment/peer pressure for less privileged children.<br />Gang r...
Cons of School Uniforms<br />Student’s Individuality<br />Wasteful after graduation<br />Discomfort<br />Photo By:<br />Ph...
Legal Standards<br />There have been many court cases relating to school uniforms:<br />Newsom v. Albemarle County School ...
The Impact of students K-12<br />School uniforms are not mandatory due many reasons including:<br /> Self expression<br />...
From The Students<br />USA WEEKEND Student Survey<br />Which do you think should or should not be banned by school dress c...
Future Directions for School Uniforms<br />The controversy of having school uniforms in school is still an educational iss...
References<br />www.education.com<br />www.familyeducation.com<br />Evans, Dennis. &quot;School Uniforms: An ‘Unfashionabl...
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  1. 1. School Uniforms<br />By :Alyssa Brownlie<br />
  2. 2. What Is a School Uniform?<br />A school uniform is an outfit worn primarily for school settings. They are common in primary and secondary schools. Uniforms also for the basis of dress code in schools. <br />
  3. 3. Styles of School Uniforms<br />School Uniforms are both casual and professional.<br />Private schools usually consist of more professional outfits where public schools are using a more casual outlook.<br />Photo By:<br />Gregor Younger<br />
  4. 4. When were uniforms introduced to schools?<br />Parochial and private schools have a long history of using school uniforms to project an atmosphere of uniformity, pride, loyalty, and equality among the student population. <br />Public schools have been using uniforms for years, gaining momentum during the late 1980&apos;s and increasing steadily throughout the early 1990&apos;s. <br />
  5. 5. Controversy of uniforms in Schooland Legislation<br />There has been a lot of commotion about dress codes and school uniforms in the United States.<br />VS.<br />Photo by:<br />Janemcdonald52<br />Photo By:<br />Jeff Shnaufer<br />
  6. 6. Pros of School Uniforms<br />Cost of clothing<br />Less harassment/peer pressure for less privileged children.<br />Gang related issues<br />Students Social standing<br />Students academically succeed<br />
  7. 7. Cons of School Uniforms<br />Student’s Individuality<br />Wasteful after graduation<br />Discomfort<br />Photo By:<br />Photo By:<br />Lowry Lou<br />Lidia Ramalho<br />
  8. 8. Legal Standards<br />There have been many court cases relating to school uniforms:<br />Newsom v. Albemarle County School Board<br />Bivensv. Albuquerque Public School<br />
  9. 9. The Impact of students K-12<br />School uniforms are not mandatory due many reasons including:<br /> Self expression<br />Freedom<br />Set dress codes are already present<br />
  10. 10. From The Students<br />USA WEEKEND Student Survey<br />Which do you think should or should not be banned by school dress codes? Banned Not banned <br />Hats 15% 85% <br />Baggy clothes 19% 81% <br />Short skirts 35% 65% <br />Cutoff pants 20% 80% <br />Exposed midriffs 42% 58% <br />Earrings on boys 19% 81% <br />Nose, lip, tongue or eye rings 44% 56% <br />Clothes with gang symbols 75% 25%<br />Do you think public school officials should have the right to tell students what to wear at school?<br />Yes 21% <br />No 79% <br />I think uniforms in public school are:<br />A good idea 17% <br />A bad idea 83%<br />
  11. 11. Future Directions for School Uniforms<br />The controversy of having school uniforms in school is still an educational issue.<br />School districts are still allowed to decide what path they want to take when choosing a proper dress code for their students.<br />School districts have much to keep in mind when deciding on school uniforms!<br />
  12. 12. References<br />www.education.com<br />www.familyeducation.com<br />Evans, Dennis. &quot;School Uniforms: An ‘Unfashionable’ Dissent.&quot; Phi Delta Kappan Oct. 96: 139-140.<br />Paliokas, Kathleen L. and others. &quot;Trying Uniforms on for Size.&quot; American School Board Journal v183 n5: 32-35.<br />http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/speech/studentexpression/topic.aspx?topic=clothing_dress_codes_uniforms<br />http://www.usaweekend.com/97_issues/970504/970504teen_survey.html<br />www.flickr.com<br />

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