The Effects of School Uniforms in Public Schools

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Essay #: 072471
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The Effects of School Uniforms in Public Schools
The reported benefits of school uniforms and dress code policies in public schools counter the arguments of critics that suggest these policies have no positive effects. While research is insufficient to argue for or against school uniforms (while they say there is no improvement, they also don’t indicate aggravating pre-existing issues), the reports of communities, schools, and districts indicate that the effects of school uniforms outweigh the drawbacks. While there is insufficient discussion of the impact of school uniforms on curriculum specifically, the review of five separate articles illustrates the various perspectives and objectives of numerous stakeholders on the topic of benefits...
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