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This paper argues against the adoption of school uniforms as a way of increasing academic performance and decreasing school violence. The author confronts various pro-uniform facts with rebuttals in a point-by-point format. Additionally cited are research articles that show little relevance between school uniforms and the reduction of violence. The author concludes that schools with uniform policies should credit their successes to their other changes and divert energies into more worthwhile programs.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Rockney, Randy. "Should school uniforms be mandated in elementary schools?." Brown University Child & Adolescent Behavior Letter 21.5 (2005): 8. MasterFILE Premier. 11 December 2006. http://search.ebscohost.com.
- Schachter, Ron. "Do Clothes Make the Student?." District Administration 41.5 (2005): 46-49.
- "Student uniforms are a good idea." American School Board Journal 193.10 (2006): 16.
- Wilkins, Julia. "School Uniforms." Humanist 59.2 (1999): 19. Academic Search Premier. 11 December 2006. http://search.ebscohost.com.
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