All MPS Students Should Wear Uniforms To Stop Bullying By: MilaicaMalave
Statistics • In the year 2010, the school uniform policy was effectively implemented in 21 states in the United States of America. • What was found upon implementation of this policy is that the overall crime rate had dropped by 91%, children were less prone to suspension, and that the rate of suspension dropped by 90%. • An interesting point to note is that the number of sex offenses drastically reduced as an effect of implementing the school uniform rule. Statistics show that the number of such offenses reduced by a whopping 96%. • Lastly, another area that benefited from the implementation of this rule was vandalism, where its instances reduced by 69%. • The assaults on students of children from kindergarten through class 8 had also reduced by 85%. • Another important factor to consider is the cost of school uniforms. A lot of people believe that purchasing them is expensive, but what has been noticed in the long run is that the overall cost of clothing has drastically reduced thereby easing the expenses of parents in this area. • Statistics also claim that 55% of parents have found that their kids are more focused in school after wearing uniforms. www.UniformWeb.com
Reasons to wear uniforms • School uniforms create a sense of unity and pride. • Regardless of one’s economic standing, all children are dressed the same. • It is less costly to dress children in uniforms. • There is no disagreement as to what a child is going to wear to school. • Children are free to focus on their education rather than their appearance.