Also, all clothing has to be appropriate and safe for school, and cannot cause a distraction.
All in all, we are not in support of uniforms in public schools. Besides, we already have some dress code rules that we have to follow, so we do not want more restrictions in our clothing choices by having to wear a uniform.
If back-to-school shopping in your household involves shopping for a school uniform, you might be familiar with some of the arguments for and against uniforms.
By some accounts, school uniforms are becoming more popular in the U.
For example, if a uniform requires girls to wear skirts and pants are not allowed, some students and parents may object, leading to conflict with the school administration.
Not all girls want to wear skirts and some may resent being told to wear traditionally “feminine” garments.
If so, check out our guide to the pros and cons of school uniforms.
When students don’t wear school uniforms it can be easy to spot kids with the most – and least – economic privilege based on what they wear to school.
Also, if a student is unsure of their place on the gender spectrum or is experimenting with different forms of gender presentation, school uniforms can present a real challenge.
If a school has a uniform policy, it generally tries to enforce that policy by monitoring students’ clothing and punishing students for violating uniform requirements.