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Last updated on: 1/30/2017 9:06:16 AM PST

Should Students Have to Wear School Uniforms?

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  • +115 +430 -315 Ali Feb. 8, 2016
    "My comment neither fits for the PRO section or CON. I've just been reading comments on here and just wondering why the majority of them are so focused on this "expressing yourself", I mean fashion doesn't express the whole you and weren't you guys the ones who believe that 'it's the inside that counts'? And talking about bullies, why bother about them? You can just call out on them cus I guess it's your 'freedom of speech' too, or 'freedom of expression'. I mean, please, bullies can be handled. It's only some people who choose not to handle them.

    Uniforms may cause a financial problem, I understand. Buying new ones every year or possibly twice a year, some parents even buy 2-3 pairs each for their kids. By the way, did you guys miss the most important bit of all? Uniforms don't allow such stuff like baggy trousers, jackets. This is because kids tend to hide weapons or any other god knows what items inside there. It's dangerous, you see.

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    • +13 +17 -4 Elena Feb. 18, 2016
      "You actually have a point, a very good one may i add. And it's true it's just some people who decide to not handle bullies."
    • +6 +9 -3 sievor Apr. 5, 2016
      "^nick, go into any public school and have a weapons check i guarantee one of the kids has a weapon on them"
    • +3 +6 -3 Ian Foley May. 24, 2016
      "to nick- you'd be surprised, especially in some places that are very.... redneck, and weapons are a common thing to have. they have been brought into schools. i also used to be a juror for teen court, which was a program where cases-real cases were brought in, and a judge sat in while the defense, jurors and such were teens. it was a step below juvenile court, we handled the small stuff. while I can't release concrete numbers because of security, we always received quite alot of cases where a person was found with a weapon on campus every year"
    • +3 +8 -5 Phan Feb. 29, 2016
      "Yes but why are we focusing on clothing, why don't we focus more on help fund PE for equipment or supplies for the classroom, cause all this is a bunch of bull. It's all about the money people.

      Cadet Corporal Phan"
    • +2 +7 -5 ....... Apr. 19, 2016
      "you can't stop bullying so uniforms lose their purpose if you go with what you said."
    • +1 +1 0 Angelica Nov. 9, 2017
      "Many people express themselves in many ways and fashion is one of them. YOU just assume that it's not a way people express themselves. We all have a different way of expressing ourselves and if someone wants to do that by their fashion, then that's up to them. Not for YOU to assume what is what. Not everyone can easily speak up to bullies either, especially if they struggle with depression or something because speaking up for themselves is something they are afraid of doing. You are only thinking of yourself and not about what other people struggle with and maybe that's why they can't."
    • 0 0 0 Nov. 13, 2017
      "Wow. Just wow!"
    • 0 +3 -3 Taffy Feb. 21, 2017
      "I agree with most of your points, but at some schools, teachers say they'll handle the bullies, but they never do. The most they will do is say 'don't do that' or 'you have a detention' sometimes the bullies just don't care and will continue to bully. I should know."
    • 0 +5 -5 Sydney M. Jan. 3, 2017
      "I agree with you. Some students on a school might be from another country and they can get picked on for what they wear. You have a very good point Ali. You should all agree with Ail."
    • 0 +9 -9 Nick Feb. 25, 2016
      "For the weapons i mean really i totally see everyone have a weapon (sarcasm) kids arent that dumb they know not to bring weapons i mean really"
    • -1 +2 -3 koni Mar. 17, 2017
      "You have a very good point there."
    • -2 +2 -4 Winter Feb. 20, 2017
      ""FASHION" is not the problem..It just makes people feel like they have to wear something they do not like. Would you like it if you were stuffed into an uncomfortable ugly skirt?"
    • -2 +3 -5 Lily Dec. 14, 2016
      "I agree entirely with your well-written argument, although I did profoundly consider the opposing perspectives in my own written piece, required by my school."
    • -3 +3 -6 N Nov. 9, 2016
      "I agree"
    • -5 +3 -8 jane Oct. 24, 2016
      "yes yess yes"
  • +27 +97 -70 kirsten j. Nov. 30, 2016
    "i am 50 50 yes we should because a lot of bullying will stop not all but a lot it will save time in the mornings you wont have to get up as early to get dressed and everything just so that you can look good to impress a boy or the cool kids people will be more likely to see if they like you for you"
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    • +1 +3 -2 the night Feb. 14, 2017
      "thats true"
    • -1 0 -1 sabrina Oct. 9, 2017
      "really true"
  • +6 +84 -78 jose Nov. 16, 2016
    "no because we should be able to wear our on shirts because we want to feel comfortable if we wear uniforms its wasting more money b/c we have to buy uniforms and if we don't we are not wasting money"
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    • 0 0 0 Serena May. 5, 2017
      "well duh consider the amount of money you spend on clothes every year... and uniforms are like the cheapest thing out there... i don't even get why people argue that because unless you are majorly in poverty, you are going to buy new clothes every year no matter what."
  • +4 +29 -25 Serena Apr. 27, 2017
    "I live in a school where uniforms are enforced. Generally, the people who design them are not the most fashion conscious people in the world, but all of the students wear the same outfits, and there is no required shoes. I actually enjoy the uniform because it is a simple outfit where you fit in. Nobody is accused of wearing weird/ugly clothes, it would not make sense because whoever said that would be wearing the exact same outfit. If you guys really all think that uniforms are terrible, you really haven't tried them. Nobody likes them when the idea is introduces, but you gets used to them quick and start to realize how efficient they are."
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  • +2 +49 -47 Samantha Feb. 27, 2017
    "students could get lost on field trips or excursions and the person who finds them will contact the school and the child will return safely to school."
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    • 0 0 0 Hesed Oct. 3, 2017
      "I'm not sure if this even is a yes or a no. But, even without uniforms they could contact someone in that particular place and ask them to contact their school"
    • 0 0 0 ezekiel Oct. 2, 2017
      "I like u"
    • -1 0 -1 A person May. 10, 2017
      "what does this even mean?!??"
  • 0 +1 -1 Lynn Nov. 16, 2017
    "Yes because there is so much less bullying my school used to have it it worked so well I mean there was really no bullying at all."
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  • 0 +52 -52 katerina Feb. 10, 2017
    "i say yes, because i hope its not just me, but i take forever in the morning...my mom always says that i am being rubish because of the time...i live in london and we wear uniforms and i am telling you all now, that it is not at all bad..i enjoy a lot...it is quite amazing."
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  • -1 +7 -8 person Oct. 17, 2017
    "i dont mind uniforms tbh but i think that they dont want uniforms cuz they cant wear that cute shirt they wanted"
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  • -2 +6 -8 why Oct. 19, 2017
    "i dont completely see why we shouldn't wear school uniforms"
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  • -2 +28 -30 Shydrea S. Apr. 18, 2017
    "Because a lot of people like to make fun of people because of their clothes so it will be better if they all wear the same thing, plus it is wasting money."
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    • 0 0 0 Hunter B. Oct. 26, 2017
      "What is wasting money, because last I checked buying another set of clothes to go to school was a waste of money."
  • -4 +4 -8 no Oct. 27, 2017
    "Yet another benefit of uniforms is that they teach students to dress according to guidelines. Some believe that uniforms do not prepare students for the real world in which people wear whatever they want. However, most workplaces have uniforms or dress codes.

    Also, uniforms increase student safety. They prevent thefts because no one's clothes are more valuable. Moreover, intruders can be easily sighted. It is easier for field-trip chaperones to know for which students they are responsible."
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  • -4 +6 -10 Eduard H. Oct. 10, 2017
    "I think that school uniforms are a great idea. They promote discipline and mature behavior. They also give a student a sense of belonging in his/her school. While many say that a student won't be able to express themselves, I say that they can express themselves through their jewelry such as brooches or necklaces. A hairstyle can also show what they're like. School uniforms would also be much cheaper for parents than regular clothes. Last but not least, bullying and crime rates would go down."
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  • -6 +3 -9 Liam b. Oct. 24, 2017
    "having school uniforms are better for crime and violence policies. you have less chances of assault and of being bullied."
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  • -6 +5 -11 Some Student Aug. 24, 2017
    "Secondly some people say that having a uniform restricts their freedom to express yourself but what if the uniform was just a base? It's compulsory but that doesn't mean you can't wear other things with it e.g. earrings, bracelets, necklaces. So you still have some freedom over what you wear and that concludes my second reason.
    Other's however say that buying the school uniform costs too much money, well then we pass a law making schools sell their uniform at a max of one dollar of profit. As well as giving prize money to the three students with the top scores in each of the basic subjects e.g. Math, English, Science, Social Studies. And removing the Uniform fee's for the top five. And you do this on the entrance exam for first years and end of year exams for the others. This way you reduce the money the parents need to spend and awards the people that are at the stop. And that's my third reason.
    Don't just say no to the uniforms, if we just add and take some rules then it won't be as bad."
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  • -6 +24 -30 Jake Dominguez Feb. 28, 2017
    "I think yes because school uniforms can help stop bullying and to also keep students on tract for paying atection to school."
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    • 0 0 0 Koni Mar. 17, 2017
      "And it does prevent children from smoking and drinking."
  • -6 +27 -33 schooly Feb. 16, 2017
    "yes because now people will not get bullied for what they wear because the bully will be bulling himself"
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  • -6 +21 -27 kennedy Jan. 26, 2017
    "I think we should so people are not jealous of others clothes"
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  • -7 +15 -22 Lily Mar. 13, 2017
    "It's really hard for me to choose a side, either for uniforms or against them, but in the end, there should be uniforms. While not having uniforms allows students to "express their creativity," you can still do that with uniforms. Being a student, I know this. When I was at my school that had a uniform, we were still allowed to wear a hat or jewelry and things like that. Even dyed hair was allowed (if it was a natural colour).

    Uniforms help if students are out on a field trip. You can easily locate a lost kid by the clothes they are wearing, and it may be hard if they are wearing regular clothes like other people.

    Depending on the actual uniform, you can either save money, or it might cost more. In my case, however, my family saved much more money than if there wasn't a uniform. With uniforms, you only have to buy a few sets of clothing for the whole year. When there isn't a uniform, students want to keep up with the latest trends and clothing styles, which means buying more things.

    While I have many many many more reasons, I'll just end this here because I have a feeling this is really long :D"
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  • -7 +13 -20 montel c. Mar. 10, 2017
    "yes because they just do it to make fun of them about their clothes what they are wearing."
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  • -7 +12 -19 Ryman Mar. 10, 2017
    "I am trying to fill all 1,250 character so here we go. Uniforms stop bullying because everyone has the same clothes. and what do you mean by, "Without Uniforms you can't express yourself properly" what the heck? people shouldn't have to show their "personality". If it takes 300 dollar clothes to show "Personality" then you have problems. It also helps kids pay attention more, which benefits the kids. I mean, uniforms can cause financial problems, but can't schools help provide? I mean, the schools should be prepared for stuff like this happening. Taking time in the morning to get dressed and pick out what to wear can have problems. And stuff like "Uniforms are uncomfortable" or "uniforms are itchy and distract students." What are you talking about? They're not that bad and you get used to them over time. Overall, uniforms should definitely be used in schools more. Sadly i didn't reach 1,250 but idk, i got share the facts with ya'll."
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  • -7 +30 -37 Ryan P. Mar. 9, 2017
    "These uniforms create a safer environment in your schools community"
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  • -7 +16 -23 Alexander Oneill Feb. 27, 2017
    "I think that some articles of clothing can disrupt other kids' learning experiences at school. In which that means that with school uniforms will teach kids to treat each other with respect because they cant think of anything else to do"
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  • -7 +10 -17 lavhonda Feb. 22, 2017
    "also i think they should because it leads into gangs and a bunch of violence without the kids wearing uniform and the same thing because say that a student is in a gang and another student dont like the gang that the other student is in they will start shooting and being rude by the way im in 6th grade and 12 years old."
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  • -7 +10 -17 WhyDoYouWantMyName. Feb. 22, 2017
    "Yes,why? It decreases people making jokes about how you got your clothes at goodwill."
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  • -7 +32 -39 Jolene Buehrer, PhD Feb. 20, 2017
    "I strongly believe in school uniforms for a number of reasons. I wore uniforms myself for twelve years while attending K-12 school. My family did not have the funds to dress eight children for school each year, so school uniforms were a lifesaver for our family. Now, as a college professor, I see high school students on our campus daily who are dressed exactly the same--but they are not wearing uniforms. Instead the majority of the female students are wearing tight-fitting leggings and calling them pants and tight tops that show off every single bulge. So much for expressing their individuality. They all want to look like one another, so that argument about expressing their creativity and individuality is just not a legitimate one. Uniforms in K-12, like them or not, provide a sense of professionalism and class to students, and are a nice reflection upon their school and the students themselves."
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  • -7 +16 -23 tg Feb. 17, 2017
    "You don't have to pick out clothes every morning. There is more time to do things in the mornings because your clothes are already picked out. It helps against bullying. You can express yourself with more than just clothes."
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  • -7 +13 -20 Kai Feb. 15, 2017
    "All your arguments are so shallow and always revolves around "no bullying" and "expression of individuality and creativity", try to find better arguments next time."
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  • -7 +12 -19 katerina Feb. 15, 2017
    "i live in london, and we have to wear uniforms...i love uniforms. you may think that they are terrible, but really they are quite amazing..They make your morning so much easier and you dont have to worry about getting dress coded...i have also noticed that kids arent getting bullied as much for not having cute clothes, or fitting in...i promise you, you will love uniforms..they are truely quite amazing."
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  • -7 +15 -22 Julia Feb. 10, 2017
    "We need school uniforms because they cause less bullying and let kids show themselfs by there grades not by there styly plus 3 uniforms vs 3000 different outfits is just a crazy difference so i say ditch the self expression and get school uniforms"
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    • +1 +1 0 the night Feb. 14, 2017
      "bullying does go up with this and grades are on them"
    • 0 0 0 different Sep. 13, 2017
      "why not show your individuality why be the same when you can be different"
  • -7 +32 -39 billy bob joe Feb. 9, 2017
    "Kids should have to wear uniforms so they are not being beaten up by their brands or the style of their cloths"
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    • 0 0 0 BEN Feb. 23, 2017
      "LOVE THE NAME!!!"
  • -7 +20 -27 charity Feb. 8, 2017
    "i think uniforms should be required because they stop boys from looking at girls and trying to get in their pants"
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  • -7 +19 -26 olivia Feb. 7, 2017
    "yes,because you feel like you are in school when you don't wear uniform it feels like you are in a party"
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  • -7 +13 -20 sarah Feb. 7, 2017
    because you feel welcome and you fit in with everyone else
    it is honoring to wear school uniforms
    its important"
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  • -7 +44 -51 Student Feb. 6, 2017
    "This allows students to not get bullied and they can always add accessories"
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    • +1 +1 0 Believe May. 3, 2017
      "They cannot add accessories or have some hair styles. WE can still get bullied by other schools. School uniforms suck!"
  • -7 +28 -35 lili Feb. 4, 2017
    "I think student should wear uniform"
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  • -7 +18 -25 Naimah Feb. 2, 2017
    "Yes i do think there should be school uniforms because they will not get made fun of and also if they dont it cost parents alot of money now here is the thing i do not think they have to where school uniforms everyday of every year of every month for however long they are there they should be able to express themself but some days they have to wear school uniforms"
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  • -7 +22 -29 Courtney Jan. 27, 2017
    "I think that we should as a student I believe that it would help because, people can't judge you form rich or poor. Also you can't get picked on for what you wear. It don't always express who you are when you wear cloths it is if you like them or not or if they are name brand. That is all we worry about know is if we fit in. Most of us go to school to be the most popular or be the center of attention plus we have to go to school so that is another reason. If we are all dressed the same you will have to express your self by your personality not by who looks better or who has more money. Also this will help students stay safe from intruders."
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  • -7 +22 -29 Firetruck Jan. 26, 2017
    "Point 2 was good"
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  • -7 +30 -37 alisha jones Dec. 8, 2016
    "some people like them but others don't"
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  • -8 +2 -10 Some Student Aug. 24, 2017
    "I strongly believe that all schools should have school uniforms.

    The reason why I think this way is because of the large amounts of good it can do. First it stops bullying. As in many schools without school uniforms the people without new clothes or clothes that fit with the trend is bullied. They are called names and most people won't let them join their groups for assignments or won't help them when they're having trouble because of their clothes or because of the bullies that bully them. But by having every one wear the same clothes you can prevent that, I mean can you say someone's wearing terrible clothes if you are were wearing the same thing? Probably not so that's my first reason."
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  • -8 +5 -13 Natalie Jun. 1, 2017
    "Nobody likes worrying about your shirt being too see through, or your jeans being unbuttoned. With school uniforms, you never have to worry! Problem solved."
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  • -8 +5 -13 Irene Jun. 1, 2017
    "Honestly, I don't mind at all, I'm cool with pretty much anything, but I'll take both sides! Reply if same

    Peace out,

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  • -8 +9 -17 Dev May. 2, 2017
    "What if you get lost"
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    • 0 +2 -2 Believe May. 3, 2017
      "I don't know what if we get lost? First like we learned in kindergarten don't run Away. OK. Then us getting lost how is that gonna help in a group of people. let alone if you need to find them in a school if they're dangerous then it takes like how long? Just think about it."
  • -8 +11 -19 alexia May. 2, 2017
    "I think they need to have them
    it will save students emotionalluy"
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  • -8 +11 -19 Ryan R. May. 2, 2017
    "Yes i think that there should be uniforms because uniforms are the best things ever!!! Shoutout to Lucas and Ryan for making it happen in my school"
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  • -8 +7 -15 chloe Apr. 28, 2017
    "WE should to show our school colors"
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  • -8 +13 -21 May Apr. 27, 2017
    "Even though bullying would not stop completely it will help because when kids don't have uniforms other kids tend to make fun making people feel like there nothing they are poor or just is nothing"
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  • -8 +7 -15 kelly g. Apr. 27, 2017
    "schools should have uniforms"
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  • -8 +11 -19 Anonymous Apr. 25, 2017
    "School uniforms help you focus on school and your education rather than getting up and taking forever picking out our clothes."
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  • -8 +14 -22 Lou Apr. 23, 2017
    "Pro Uniform:
    1. Costs less (less laundry, less buying clothes, avoids getting bullied for wearing the same clothes--because they all wear the same uniform)
    2. Does help focus on studying (developing young adults cannot show too much skin or get distracted by seeing too much skin)
    3. You can express yourself by hairstyle, badges, pins, shoes, or accessories even if you have uniforms.
    4. White or light colored uniforms teaches responsibility (avoid stains, learning how to iron, remove stains, etc.)
    5. Uniforms look neat and classy on anybody."
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  • -8 +14 -22 Shydrea Apr. 19, 2017
    "Uniform are good so people can't feel bad about themselves"
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  • -8 +19 -27 Mia Apr. 4, 2017
    "yes many can judge others for what they're wearing so if the all were the same thing there is just nothing to judge so for the many other in which may disagree and say they can't have their own taste but...you can still paint your nails style your hair and last but not least you can too anything else and besides its just clothing so i say its a yes statement and that we shouldn't have an argument at all what so ever the type you can see more may disagree but i do hope this changes your minds and that you do agree with me and "Thank you! " for all that do :)"
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  • -8 +7 -15 Mark Apr. 4, 2017
    "Yes uniforms keep kids safe and save parents money."
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  • -8 +8 -16 ernie Mar. 30, 2017
    "uniforms are good"
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  • -8 +7 -15 IZYbelle Mar. 28, 2017
    "students should wear uniforms because it helps save time and money. Kids don't need a whole wardrobe for school and they won't have to worry about what they wear to school for that day."
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  • -8 +22 -30 anonymous Mar. 28, 2017
    "Yes I think that students should wear uniforms because wear I go to school a lot of students get bullied for what they wear and what kind of shoes that they have."
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  • -8 +10 -18 natasio Mar. 24, 2017
    "i think that kids should have uniforms because it helps prevent gangs from forming in front of schools and it helps identify the kids that go to the school"
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  • -8 +11 -19 antonio Mar. 23, 2017
    "uniforms should be allowed because of many different reasons"
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  • -8 +13 -21 Jojo Mar. 22, 2017
    "Yes, school uniforms prevent bullying at school and stop arguing in the morning. They also help kids be more obedient, and a lot of parents prefer them.

    Parents prefer uniforms and so do some students. Carolyn Thompson of the Northwest India Times said, "Many parents stated that they are pleased with the district's uniform policy." Your only have to go out to the store once or no times for a uniform and students don't really grow much in one year, the uniform will fit the whole year, you could just get a size bigger and it would last you the year. Other parents approve of dress codes because they eliminate phone calls from schools saying that their child is dressed inappropriately. Judy says, "Before uniforms, there was a lot of and disagreements in the mornings. Now my girls just get into their uniforms with no arguing." Another benefit to school uniforms is that student don't feel like they are being judged of what they wear since all students are dressed the same.
    "The uniformity of colors have shown a vast difference in student behavior overall," said Robert Payne, Hammond's director of secondary education and student services. "One student told me that it is hard to act like a thug when you dressed like that.""
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  • -8 +20 -28 Melanie Parra Mar. 17, 2017
    "I think we should wear uniforms because if you go to a big field trip you could get lost because there are many people that do not have uniform and they will get you confused with an other person."
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  • -8 +12 -20 tiby Mar. 17, 2017
    "I think we should wear uniforms at school because if we where on a feild trip we could get lost in the croud."
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  • -8 +18 -26 Koni Mar. 17, 2017
    "For my opinion I think school uniforms should be wore , Why you ask well theirs a lot of reasons , Reason 1 - it does help reduce school spirit , Reason 2 - it prevents bullying , Reason 3 it helps students have more peers , so no one is judged on what they wear , its about who they are , and wearing school uniforms expresses who they really are , some of you may agree and may disagree well this is my opinion , Feel free to like and comment if you agree or disagree. Thank You."
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  • -8 +11 -19 koni Mar. 17, 2017
    "honestly i think students should. It helps build school spirit."
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  • -9 +7 -16 November May. 23, 2017
    "Uniforms keep people safe and are time-saving, money-saving, and life-saving!"
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  • -9 +4 -13 Kevonna truth of spe May. 23, 2017
    "We should wear uniforms"
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  • -9 +5 -14 jensen May. 3, 2017
    "students should wear a uniform"
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  • -9 +11 -20 Jay Apr. 24, 2017
    "My Reason is For Student Safety , Students get Kidnapped sometimes, One time , A 8 year old girl got kidnapped and raped."
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  • -9 +14 -23 Juli Apr. 5, 2017
    "Please just give us uniforms"
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  • -9 +11 -20 mya Mar. 1, 2017
    "This really helps with my evidence. i got a A"
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  • -9 +11 -20 Koiro Feb. 17, 2017
    school uniforms are pretty"
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    • 0 0 0 ezekiel Oct. 2, 2017
  • -9 +17 -26 Cindy k. Jan. 8, 2017
    "I think students should wear uniforms to school because if the whole countries students don't wear uniform to school and the students went the wrong school and the principal will not know if he/she is the students of this school or other school"
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  • -9 +22 -31 Jatarra Jan. 6, 2017
    "It can stop bullying"
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    • +2 +3 -1 Vera Q. Jan. 27, 2017
      "It doesn't stop bullying.The bully will find something else to torment others with"
  • -9 +24 -33 Nathan M. Jan. 5, 2017
    "Yes because it would make your school look good, and have lower chances of being bullied."
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  • -9 +24 -33 Shiann Austin Aug. 11, 2016
    "Uniforms will be cost and time effective because uniforms will cost less for parents and students. Some schools that require uniforms have bundles, which are cheaper than buying regular clothes. Uniforms will require less time for students to get ready in the morning. Which proves students wont be late to school. Many students are late in the morning due to spending too much time getting ready. Attendance is an important thing for schools. School uniforms will cost less and take less time, which causes fewer students being late and tardy. Schools also believe uniforms will provide security.Parents send their children to school trusting that they're safe. School uniforms help school staff members provide security for students. Staff members in schools believe crime rates go down as well as school property damages. School uniforms got rid of distractions for example in school students wear inappropriate clothing such as chains on there pants, inappropriate symbols on clothing, and unsafe shoes. School uniforms got rid of most distractions, which allowed students to focus more on their education."
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  • -9 +18 -27 Tecumseh May. 18, 2016
    "There is good information here"
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  • -9 +34 -43 Libby Apr. 13, 2016
    "From experience of regular clothing I've been bullied so yes we should wear uniforms even if they are not the best"
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  • -9 +28 -37 Gen Mar. 2, 2016
    "School uniforms also help identify when there are any intruders! As long as we are able to add pins or accessories to our uniform, they're awesome!!!"
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  • -9 +60 -69 Luke G Feb. 24, 2016
    "I think children should wear uniforms. Do you really want kids coming to school in their revealing shorts and their crop tops? I don't think so. Do you want the rich kids in their lulu lemon and Patagonia jackets teasing the poor kids with their target leggings and their north face jackets, I don't think you want that. Uniforms are worn to represent something, uniforms are worn in team sports and kids can think of their school as a team and want to represent their school. Lots of kids come to school with marijuana leafs on their socks and try to hide them, do you want that? Or what if your child was getting dress coded for what they are wearing even if they don't think it's inappropriate but in reality it is. If everyone wears the same then no one feels left out or afraid that everyday everyone is judging them on what they are wearing. This is what I think, what about you?"
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    • +2 +4 -2 Nate Quinn Feb. 25, 2016
      "Nice! I agree, this was a nicely written argument."
    • +1 +3 -2 Noubar Mar. 1, 2016
      "I agree even tho I hate to wear school uniform."
    • -1 0 -1 Sadie Mar. 22, 2016
      "I don't agree not every body can afford meals but now they have to pay for uniforms? just wrong and rich kids o to privet school poor or normal kids go to public"
    • -1 +1 -2 Gerardo Mar. 2, 2016
      "North face is expensive tho my jacket cost me 100 and schools have dress codes so they don't reveal much and in public schools not to many kids wear expensive clothes I mean I sometimes do but it's not clothes they could wear anyway"
  • -9 +62 -71 Elena Feb. 18, 2016
    "Quite honestly I think that this can go either way. For one, uniforms are simple. What I mean by this is that when you get up in the morning, you don't have to spend 10 mins. searching for something to wear. (This might not apply to boys, but you know what I mean) However, uniforms can be expensive. But if you look on the bright side, you probably won't have to buy uniforms for another year, and you won't have to replace your nice clothes if you ruin it. And if you wear a P.E uniform, what's the difference if you wear it for another 8 or 9 hours? Then when you get home you can do WHATEVER the HECK you want!"
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    • +1 +1 0 Elena May. 7, 2016
      "Can you please give me evidence/examples of this."
    • +1 +1 0 your friends May. 6, 2016
      "i hate school uniforms it creates bullying so no"
    • 0 0 0 annie Feb. 13, 2017
      "i agree with your friends uniforms only create more bullying and sometimes clothes can be inspirational"
  • -9 +42 -51 Athena Jan. 22, 2016
    "Students attending schools with required uniforms tend to focus more in school and at home. Without having to worry about having that cool new T-shirt everyone's wearing, or that the girl in your class has a new pair of designer jeans that you just HAVE to have, students can stay focused on their schoolwork in the school environment. This can result in higher grade-point averages, and higher school graduation rates."
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    • +1 +1 0 Austin Oct. 12, 2016
      "i went to a uniform-only school, and my grades were worse then now, because i go to a normal school."
    • -4 +1 -5 Sandra K Feb. 9, 2016
      "Yes! I completely agree with you! These are all great, solid reasons why schools should use uniforms. I wish they used them in my school district!"
  • -10 +8 -18 A person May. 23, 2017
    "Children should wear uniforms because

    1.less bullying
    2.less laundry
    3.helps focus"
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  • -10 +7 -17 estefani Mar. 17, 2017
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  • -10 +9 -19 Law Mar. 8, 2017
    "Growing up GUARANTEES we'll be required to do a lot of things we don't like - be nice to people you don't like, pay fines and taxes, live beside a neighbor you may not like, list is endless.
    If we are hell-bent on raising kids who can't keep a level-head or focus just because they have a uniform on, then the future will be very very chaotic indeed.

    I hate uniforms but I have the gift/curse of forward-thinking. To not prepare any child for a life of having to do things he/she may not like is akin to child abuse in my opinion!

    Self expression? Give me a break! The fact that you have distinct human characteristics is already a good start.
    Most children against school uniform just want to show-off and massage their egos. I should know, I was one of them.
    I would like to think that we're able to save humanity from this obsessive egocentric consumption and refocus on what makes a good character.
    A decent person will be a decent person whether in uniform or not. A jerk will still be a jerk whether in uniform or not.
    The debate can be distilled to Logic Vs Ego, in my humble opinion.

    My logic can not support not wearing uniforms. My ego can not support me not showing off my new threads.
    I know which one has to go..."
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  • -10 +6 -16 Taryn K. Feb. 24, 2017
    "I think that kids should wear uniforms because when they wear their own clothes they get bullied, kids in school uniforms get bullied less then kids that don't wear school uniforms."
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  • -10 +21 -31 Angie Feb. 10, 2017
    "I think kids should have uniforms because kids wont be bullyed,so kids wont worry about style,and kids will learn more"
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  • -10 +15 -25 mayia Feb. 4, 2017
    "student should wear uniform"
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  • -10 +13 -23 Jaelyn A Jan. 12, 2017
    "Uniforms are the best option for students after reading, you can see how the pros outweigh the cons."
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  • -10 +22 -32 KAGOME HA HA HA Jan. 12, 2017
    "Stop thinking about just how you want no school uniforms and start thinking about people who can't afford your petty designer clothes! Their life is a cage of bullying!!"
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    • 0 0 0 different Sep. 13, 2017
      "not everything is designer, thats you not thinking out of the box your worried about what everyone else is getting and what your not and that doesnt cause bulling maybe what you do at school in general gets you bullied"
    • -1 0 -1 Chicken Feb. 13, 2017
      "Well said!"
    • -2 +1 -3 KAGOME'S FRIEND Jan. 24, 2017
  • -10 +22 -32 alana Dec. 14, 2016
    "i think they should because it keeps harm away"
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  • -10 +16 -26 Xavier P. Dec. 12, 2016
    "Yes, because if you have school uniforms, you will avoid bullying and will make it easier for your mornings, so you will know what to wear"
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  • -10 +15 -25 tek Dec. 7, 2016
    "the outfits are terrible they take away the first rule free dress"
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  • -10 +17 -27 sean Dec. 5, 2016
    "i think that kids should have to wear them because it will cause less bullying about what type of shoes or cloths you wear"
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  • -10 +26 -36 brandon h. Nov. 30, 2016
    "i think yes because it will make everybody equal so there's no fighting about fitting in."
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    • +1 +1 0 bro Jan. 11, 2017
      "yeah but then kids don't have to build confidence in what they wear,and then they cant use that confidence. also being the same isn't always great then if you are the same then you aren't your own person and yourself. you should have the right to express yourself. but your reason is good as well"
  • -10 +38 -48 lucy heartfila Nov. 18, 2016
    "I mean I think private schools should have uniforms but not public that would be fair right"
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    • +1 +1 0 different Sep. 13, 2017
      "no it wouldn't because not everyone would be treated fairly how is it fair that private has uniforms and public doesn't, think about it"
    • -1 +2 -3 ashd$$$$$ Jan. 30, 2017
    • -1 +2 -3 Logan Jan. 24, 2017
      "i know"
  • -10 +16 -26 lllllllllllllllll Nov. 2, 2016
    "YES because its not alot of trouble getting up in the morning you just put the uniform on"
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    • 0 0 0 kj Dec. 8, 2016
      "true but school is bad already it would be worse with out fun popping colors"
  • -10 +30 -40 Hannah H Oct. 19, 2016
    "Really? 240,000 kids commit suicide because they are being bullied, BECAUSE OF THEIR CLOTHES? What does it matter anyway? Their clothes. Get over it and yourself. School Uniforms are a great idea. I would spend way less of my precious time if I didn't need to pick out my clothes. GROW UP AND DEAL WITH IT! It's coming anyways."
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  • -10 +28 -38 a Oct. 8, 2016
    "There are other ways to express one's 'style'"
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  • -10 +22 -32 Summer May. 7, 2016
    "It's kind of ridiculous saying uniforms are costly. God, concerning the money spent on fancy outfits every year, investment on one or two uniforms a year is far commercial, isn't it?"
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    • +1 +1 0 Valerie bruce May. 16, 2016
      "Think about it though, if you have two outfits for the rest of the year, then you have a suprise growth-spurt. Now you have to buy 2 pairs for every time you grow. And depending on wht age you are or how far you are in to growing. You age to buy at least 6 to 10 outfits a year. That can be pretty costly. And what If your family wants what's best for you but can't really afford it. But they don't want to tell you about there money situation and are trying to be good parents. Take that into consideration"
    • 0 0 0 kj Dec. 8, 2016
      "but if we buy less it will mess up a lot of stuff"
  • -10 +33 -43 alexander d. Mar. 4, 2016
    "I think that uniforms need to be looked at differently.Then dont express us,no.But that dosen't mean that every kid that goes to school doesnt have feelings or lives differently out of school.Uniforms arent even all that expenssive either. at the most their about 75 dollars.if you were a caring parent you would pay that price over and over again just for their safety. So start looking at uniforms differently."
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  • -10 +43 -53 Jacob Feb. 4, 2016
    "More appropriate than what some students wear with out a uniform (Booty shorts) *Cough Cough*"
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    • +2 +3 -1 Billy Feb. 9, 2016
      "So True!"
    • 0 0 0 different Sep. 13, 2017
      "why are you suggesting that girls are the only problem at schools when the (dudes) like to sag their pants so before you say anything about the girls check yourself are you initially right."
    • 0 +1 -1 ... Mar. 21, 2016
      "You have a point. :/"
  • -11 +14 -25 Unicorn Oct. 26, 2016
    "we should have school uniforms just beacause"
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  • -11 +16 -27 Kayla Y. Oct. 18, 2016
    "Yes I know that us students do not want to have school uniforms but if you have seen the clothing that the kids at my school wear and you were their parents you would probably have a heart attack!!!! People say that students won't have a chance to find who they are and won't be able to express their way of clothing. But some students take it a little to far. So I think that my school should have school uniforms."
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  • -11 +20 -31 Kolton Oct. 11, 2016
    "I think we should have uniforms cause it reminds me of harry potter"
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  • -11 +36 -47 Sophie Aug. 19, 2016
    "School uniforms show a distinctive connection to the school and the pride and honor to be wearing the school colours.In a sporting team the same uniform is worn to identify the team. When they put on that uniform they feel a sense of loyalty and belonging in the team Why can’t this be the same in schools? Wearing a uniform also looks neat and tidy and that reflects on the school.
    I come from a school with a uniform and think that it is great. I do not have to get up every morning and worry about what I am going to wear and if my friends will like it or not. However I think that this is a debate that will never stop."
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  • -11 +40 -51 BB May. 23, 2016
    "I know everyone hates dress codes. I do too but all students get bullied no matter what clothing you are wearing. Although majority of the bullying happens when you are wearing fancy designer clothing that someone on the street will attempt to take from you. It also gives you a sense of oneness with others as you are not all competing to see who has better clothing items or choices. "School is a learning ground, not a social gathering. The focus should be on learning, not comparing each other or cutting others down over the high price of someones clothes or the low price or others clothing." For me if I wear the same t-shirt as one of my friends we flip out, we love it. Imagine if everyone was wearing the same clothing for 5 days in the week it would give everyone a sense of oneness to that school community. I have been complimented countless times for wearing a uniform, they all believe that a uniform makes you look as if you are professional and are a good student. For one, uniforms are simple. What I mean by this is that when you get up in the morning, you don't have to spend 10 mins. searching for something to wear. (This might not apply to boys, but you know what I mean)."
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  • -11 +20 -31 Nelson May. 3, 2016
    "I totally agree that students should have uniforms, here's why:

    Students shouldn't be expressing themselves at school, that's what weekends and your Time out of school is for. And what you wear doesn't really reflect on what you are. Also, if more students wear uniforms, there wouldn't be so much favoritism over who has the best clothes. This is how a lot of problems start because someone if well dressed or doesn't dress well.
    Sometimes (No offense) Girls spend so much time choosing what to wear and it wastes a lot of time. Another way it wastes time is because students waste time scrutinizing students. Plus it's the inner character or the inside that counts. Also clothing that isn't uniform sometimes has baggy pockets and places to hide weapons. Like Sievor said, students that have baggy trousers or jackets have the potential to hold weapons."
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    • 0 0 0 Mistery May. 26, 2016
      "I think kids should express themselves because kids are who kids are"
  • -12 +44 -56 Amanda Mar. 2, 2016
    "Yass we should have to wear uniforms because students cant make fun of each other."
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    • +2 +3 -1 somebody May. 9, 2016
      "even in uniforms they still would make fun of each other"
    • -1 0 -1 kj Dec. 8, 2016
      "yes they can for your hair and what you look like"
  • -13 +11 -24 ed Jan. 23, 2017
    "we should wear uniformes"
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  • -13 +14 -27 rwf fdsf Oct. 18, 2016
    "I think uniforms SHOULD be required"
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    • +3 +3 0 Mar Oct. 20, 2016
      "Why though"
  • -13 +30 -43 lol Jun. 11, 2016
    "It shows our schools identity"
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    • -1 0 -1 Bob Nov. 20, 2016
    • -1 +1 -2 Mar Oct. 20, 2016
      "No it does not"
  • -13 +20 -33 Jules, age 10 Jun. 2, 2016
    "I believe that school uniforms should be used in not only private, but public schools as well if it means, like this websites states, that students will learn to express themselves through their actions and words instead of clothing. I also believe that students will not be picked on and there will be no groups of friends or "clicks"; everyone will be treated equally."
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  • -13 +18 -31 ULTAMITE TACO May. 13, 2016
    "i think yes because wen they enter the real world they might be required to wear uniforms for their jobs"
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  • -13 +23 -36 zayzay Apr. 28, 2016
    "i agree"
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  • -13 +22 -35 yasmin Apr. 25, 2016
    "we should be able to let our students wear what they want because either way uniforms or not they will get bullied"
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    • 0 0 0 Candyman Nov. 16, 2016
      "I mean it will hurt us inside though"
  • -13 +28 -41 Sam Apr. 19, 2016
    "Yesssss they look so cool"
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    • +1 +2 -1 Dante aka awesome May. 25, 2016
      "No they don't look cool"
    • 0 +1 -1 Mar Oct. 20, 2016
      "They are bland and boring"
    • -1 0 -1 ashd$$$$$$ Feb. 3, 2017
      "Agreed. Soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Stupid!"
  • -13 +40 -53 Deven Rea Mar. 8, 2016
    "I am doing this for school and I know kids do not like uniforms but they are important. They are not very expensive and give students a sense of pride. I know that they are stuffy and bland but they are for our saftey. I know that you hate them but they are pretty nice. just remember if your parents spend less money in your clothes they have more money to spend on you for your birthday or christmass."
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  • -14 +33 -47 lojo Jun. 1, 2016
    "Uniforms increase self esteem. Everyone knows that some clothes cost more than others. Old Navy jeans are less expensive than American Eagle. Kids sometimes feel upset and bad about themselves when his or her family can not afford popular name brand clothes. Uniforms make it so people are all wearing the same thing. Nobody has more expensive clothes because they are all the same. ProCon.org quotes President Bill Clinton, "An honor student was killed at a bus stop in a cross fire during the robbery of another student's designer jacket. If it means teenagers will stop killing each other over designer jackets, then schools should have uniforms."

    Uniforms create a sense of identity with the school. In a casual conversation kids are often asked "Where do you go to school?" If a kid is asked this question and they are wearing their uniform the answer would be right on their clothing. Chloe Spencer, a high school student at Neale-Wade Academy says this on the matter, "Wearing a uniform is a badge of pride and is an important part of being a student... A uniform teaches students to dress smart and take pride in their appearance.""
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  • -14 +20 -34 Ian Foley May. 24, 2016
    "Here is my problem with the con for self -expression. So many students, who are naturally against this, and because of that i might add, there might be bias, state that it stops self expression. this point, however, is fully invalid. when there are so many other, more realistic ways to express oneself that are much more creative, why should we need clothing to do such? I would know from experience, I am 14, and in high school. clothing is clothing. there is no need to express oneself with a certain shirt or shoes."
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    • +1 +1 0 Clover Nov. 18, 2016
      "Okay, so, it's pretty clear by your comment that you personally don't care about the clothes you wear. And that's absolutely fine. However, I don't like how in your comment you imply that just because you don't care, no one else does either, and this isn't just incorrect, but also unfair to people who care a lot about what they wear. I personally have a lot of fun choosing my own outfits, and it's important to me that I can do that. Don't assume that your opinion is the only one."
  • -14 +12 -26 Peyton Phillips May. 18, 2016
    "I think that it is good to wear school uniforms because dress code is not a problem."
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  • -14 +27 -41 ... Apr. 14, 2016
    "well I know school uniforms are expensive, but most uniforms are just a blue pair of jeans and a shirt and if a uniform is a per made one and you don't have enough money for one there is a thing called problem solving and I bet the school can figure something out. And people are ranting about oh my clothes expresses myself and oh I still get bullied, you know what you can problem solve! And one big point that a lot of people are saying is that its what on the inside not outside. Well i'm out."
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  • -14 +19 -33 leilani marsh Apr. 4, 2016
    "it helps teachers when they are on a field trip"
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  • -14 +15 -29 daniel Mar. 31, 2016
    "yes because you should be able to know who you are like if you ride the wrong bus"
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  • -14 +15 -29 Syriah Mar. 9, 2016
    "Makes morings easter for parents"
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    • +1 +1 0 cupcakes_on_the_spot Feb. 3, 2017
      "did you mean easier?"
  • -15 +9 -24 alydiaflemons Jan. 22, 2017
    "uniforms are special"
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  • -15 +8 -23 Angelina Jan. 18, 2017
    "I think kids should wear uniforms because when bullying happens its sometimes about the clothes and how much the clothing cost or the design but when every one wears the same clothes then u cant really make fun of them."
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  • -15 +10 -25 jazz Nov. 10, 2016
    "you definitely wear uniforms kids wont get bullied"
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  • -15 +16 -31 Grace Oct. 18, 2016
    "Students need uniforms in order to show their school spirit and confidence to school. I'm not saying they shouldn't stand out, but when wearing a uniform, students feel more proper and may behave better. Also, many students get robbed because of the expensive clothing they wear, and if you dress in a uniform, it's less likely that someone is that thievery will be involved. It will be more safe at school to wear uniforms, because it shows identity, and if students have free dress, than it's easier for intruders to break into schools. In conclusion, students should be required to wear uniforms for many reasons."
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  • -15 +28 -43 Camille Davis Mar. 16, 2016
    "Schools should have to wear school uniforms. They are safer than dress codes. There is a less chance of getting bullied because of the students clothing. Plus, students don't have to worry about having to wear designer clothing and a lot of money shoes.

    Students can still express themselves though hairstyles, buttons, and jewelry.

    We must think about this, ALL schools are having problems with their dress codes. People are rebels wearing inappropriate clothing to school! If you really don't want uniforms, than maybe you should control what you wear school and listen to the dress code. Face it, we all are going to switch to uniforms someday, so we should just go with it."
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  • -15 +64 -79 shannon Jan. 25, 2016
    "I can see where people are coming from, arguing about people not being able to express themselves with Uniform, but not every day is a school day. Students can express themselves through clothes on holidays and weekends, they can also express themselves through their hair, small accessories and by voicing their opinion on topics and expressing what they like through clubs and conversation. Also, with uniform, everybody is wearing similar outfits, and without the similarity with everyone, people could be made fun of BECAUSE of their own clothes and their own individual outfits, for either not being expensive enough, or not looking like the social norm when it comes to clothing. We can easily avoid many issues like this with the concept of school uniform."
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  • -16 +5 -21 dominic jv Jan. 31, 2017
    "no one would be judged by their clotheing"
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  • -16 +7 -23 Steve K. Nov. 7, 2016
    "I think school uniforms are good because the uniforms to show the culture and respect to School community"
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    • -2 0 -2 jose Nov. 16, 2016
      "no b/c there different people and they have different culture."
  • -16 +16 -32 john Sep. 15, 2016
    "yea because it works"
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    • +5 +5 0 preston Sep. 20, 2016
      "why would you just say that you have to give people a good reason to agree with you."
  • -16 +15 -31 vanessa rodas :) Jun. 3, 2016
    "yes b/c none will get bullied. and I know some people want to show who they are . and I like to be pretty , and you should dress how you likee ;)"
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    • +1 +1 0 Caroline Barros Aug. 26, 2016
      "what you are saying is that we should have uniform and dress how we like??? please explain how that works ; ("
    • 0 0 0 kirsten Dec. 1, 2016
      "people will get bullied"
  • -16 +14 -30 vans Jun. 1, 2016
    "yes because kids in all ages get bullied because of what they are wearing.for me i would wear a uniform . tumbs up"
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  • -16 +14 -30 Jilliann Apr. 11, 2016
    "They would not be bullied on what they wear."
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    • +1 +1 0 Dude Apr. 14, 2016
      "They can still be bullied."
  • -16 +30 -46 Anna Mar. 3, 2016
    "We are at school to learn, not show off our clothes. There are other ways to express yourself.
    Children that aren't as financially well off won't be mocked for not having name brand clothing. Or be mocked for dressing differently. So it won't completely stop bullying but it will decrease it.
    It is actually cost efficient. Rather than buying 10 to 20 outfits you only need to buy like 4 + a couple normal outfits.
    But I do think boys and girls both should have the options to wear, skirts, shorts or pants. That or just no skirts. This way transgender or gender fluid kids have choices. (Yes, they do exist. I'm gender fluid myself)
    Uniforms also help prepare for after you graduate. Most workplaces require a certain dress code.
    You will also spend less time picking out what to wear.
    Schools can negotiate with a couple local businesses to lower prices for uniforms. The businesses would cooperate because it will help their sales. Buying clothes in bulk is cheaper for the customer and the business."
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    • 0 0 0 Lisa Dec. 2, 2016
      "But the thing is, students need more normal clothes than a few outfits. We have breaks, and some can be as long as 2 full weeks. Some families cannot afford to do laundry several times a week to provide the kid with clean normal clothes. We also go to places where we don't want to wear a uniform, such as a friend's house, store, or mall.

      Some schools also do not negotiate with businesses to lower the price of uniforms, and some do not allow for them to be bought in bulk. Uniforms are very expensive. It is just better to buy the normal clothes so parents do not have to waste their money on clothes they must buy many of and replace often (they aren't the best built, and kids tend to grow) just to satisfy whatever the school believes to be best."
  • -16 +50 -66 VenomSoul Feb. 6, 2016
    "School Uniforms are much easier for teachers to recognize the children and this would make sure that students do not get lost. Also, if a student gets lost but is still wearing his uniform, some one who finds him can send him back to his school where the teacher will contact his parents."
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    • 0 +2 -2 MF Feb. 14, 2016
      "Couldn't the school have bandannas or something for excursions to recognise the students."
  • -16 +52 -68 amiyah Jan. 15, 2016
    "Students should have to wear uniforms so no one person can be higher than another. Many girls go to school everyday with brand new clothes updated trends and more expensive brands. Then theirs the girls who go home and beg their parents for those clothes the popular girls have but those parents need to pay the bills and can not afford the money to get those. Those girls then come to school less confident than other girls. The uniforms would make it more equal for all kids to feel like they belong."
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  • -17 +31 -48 Shea Simmons Feb. 23, 2016
    "I think kids should wear unies."
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  • -17 +28 -45 David l Feb. 23, 2016
    "school whould be easier for teachers"
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    • 0 +1 -1 Jasmine Feb. 29, 2016
      ""How would it make a difference?"
  • -18 +33 -51 name Feb. 25, 2016
    "yes evryone is talking about it takes away self expresion no it dont students can still wear what ever shoes or do there hair how they want the only things it takes away is bullying bc everyone is wearing the same thing and short skirts and booty shorts"
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  • -18 +25 -43 steve Feb. 17, 2016
    "school uniform can take a way the bulling of what people were so i vote for school uniforms."
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    • 0 +1 -1 cupcakes_on_the_spot Feb. 3, 2017
      "they don't do anything"
    • 0 +1 -1 logic Mar. 20, 2016
      "students always find a way to bully someone whether clothes
      are involved or not trust me it happens to me and my friends"
    • 0 +1 -1 Silver Mar. 4, 2016
      "No it just comes back in a different way, like how kids fill out in the uniform of how they look."
  • -19 +16 -35 chad Mar. 22, 2016
    "I agree with this because people are being bullied on what they wear"
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  • -20 +37 -57 christopher Feb. 18, 2016
    "The reason i find school uniforms is because it cuts down on the number of bullies and it can cost more but it also saves time say as an example it takes you thirty minutes to find a nice shirt and pants well with a uniform you can wear that and save time and also another reason for a uniform is it may change how you talk to people instead of someone disliking you clothes you can talk about something else so it may save you a friend and you may be able to express your self with clothing that you chose but there are a lot of other ways to express yourself how you act and how you manage and sometimes less opinions on your clothes may help stop a argument from happening and for the people that disagree with me think about it you or your family may not have enough money to do this just responsible and keep the pair of clothes safe from harm and maybe you'll save more money and be prepared to buy another one but yeah i hope my message got to everyone thank you for your time."
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    • -1 0 -1 branna Mar. 2, 2016
      "you are right I think so"
  • -20 +41 -61 Connor Jan. 19, 2016
    "I'm for it because it teaches kids proper etiquette and proper attire for a job in the future."
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    • -4 +1 -5 sasha Feb. 10, 2016
      "you are cool Connor you did a good job telling us why uniforms are GOOD!!!!!!!"
  • -26 +43 -69 Faith The Great98 Jan. 18, 2016
    "Ok so i go to a private school, i've practically worn uniforms my entire elementary and still ongoing high school life but honestly its alot easier than stressing out on what to wear every day. Also Its hard to get bullied if you and the bully practically wears the same thing. Another reason being that is \ts gonna be alot cheaper especially if you're clothes still fits for the next academic year."
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  • -26 +47 -73 Madison Dec. 1, 2015
    "The students would spend less time picking out an outfit and wouldn't need to worry about the pressure that they wear the latest fashion trends."
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  • -28 +30 -58 Raylee Jan. 13, 2016
    "I think that school uniforms help with bullying and students understanding of what really matters. Some students have better grades and they are more positive on life and school. Parents can see that their kids are happier and doing better with school work. Most adults say that school uniforms have a great impact on students. Yes I see that money can be a problem but why don't you talk to people to see if the school pays for them instead of the parents. I see both sides of the argument, they are all right. Some are facts and some are opinions. They are all just what people think. Not everything is bad, not even school uniforms. -R"
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  • -32 +44 -76 Hitler hated me too Nov. 30, 2015
    "To the right of this comment, you'll find a bunch of people who think that material objects are the only way to express yourself. The best way to express yourself in school, or in life really, is by your academics and personality. Uniforms give everyone an equal playing field, and it is in this playing field that a student must adapt and express his or herself without citing one's wealth. Yes, it may limit a student's ability to express his or herself, but it ultimately teaches them discipline and true personality."
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  • +139 +216 -77 unknown Feb. 2, 2016
    "BE FREE"
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    • +2 +2 0 Daddy May. 31, 2017
      "We do not want to wear the uncomfortable uniform"
    • 0 0 0 Nov. 13, 2017
    • 0 0 0 Khalil Pendleton Sep. 15, 2017
    • -1 0 -1 ser Jun. 11, 2017
      "despacito man despacito... we will break it to you slowly how awesome uniforms are..."
    • -2 +4 -6 Sadie Mar. 22, 2016
      "OMG you made me shed in tears thx so much you are amazing to think that if you agree you rock"
  • +109 +166 -57 Madison Jan. 27, 2016
    "School uniforms? NO!
    Do you get to chose what you wear to school? Well, some kids don't. I'm here to tell you why I don't think school uniforms are a good idea.
    My first reason is that when kids have to wear school uniforms, they can't express themselves. In 1996, The US Supreme Court said "It can hardly be argued, that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights of freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gates."
    Second, school uniforms can increase violent attacks. In 2007, school uniforms increased the number of violent assaults by 14 (per year) in the most violent schools. In Miami, the uniforms increased middle school fights and arguments.
    Third and lastly, kids don't like wearing school uniforms. In 2012, 7th and 8th graders at the University of Nevada at Reno said 90% did not like wearing school uniforms.
    In conclusion, I think school uniforms are not a good idea because they don't give students a chance to express themselves, increase violent attacks, and kids don't like wearing them. That's my opinion, what's yours?"
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    • +4 +5 -1 NO Feb. 3, 2017
      "Thanks, there are some good quotes in here."
    • 0 0 0 Nov. 13, 2017
      "Agreed. Really moving."
    • 0 0 0 dakota lynn m. Oct. 16, 2017
      "I agree i think kids should have their own choice to pick what they wear."
    • -1 0 -1 Balin Aug. 29, 2017
      "I Agree"
    • -1 +1 -2 Griffin Apr. 27, 2017
      "I agree."
  • +76 +262 -186 Allyson Mar. 7, 2016
    "School uniforms? I say no and hopefully you will agree. Here are some reasons why I say no.

    Reason one is students can't be creative. Also teachers want them to be creative. U.S. Constitution guarantees students to be creative. Also students can't be themselves and they
    have a lack of freedom.

    Reason two is students don't want them. The University of Nevada 90% of the seventh and eighth graders said no. In Long Beach (CA) 81% of the middle school said they don't help with

    Last reason is parents should be free to pick their kids clothing. It's THIER child so they should have the rights. Also parents said they had enough of it and they want it to stop.

    In conclusion, that's why I say no to school uniforms and hopefully you said no too."
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    • +2 +3 -1 Bobby John Steve Joe May. 31, 2017
      "Its no better than uniforms if a parent picks their child's clothing to wear to school, I bet 90% of students will also say that they don't want their parents picking what clothes they wear."
    • +1 +2 -1 Elizabeth Jun. 1, 2017
      "I TOTALLY agree! I'm my parent's, not the schools. My parents have the right to have a say!"
    • 0 0 0 dakota lynn m. Oct. 16, 2017
      "I agree."
    • -2 0 -2 Hazel Jun. 2, 2017
      "@Bobby John Steve Joe

      My parents don't pick my clothes, unless I ask my mom for advise on which outfit I should wear. Like, "Mom, should I wear this or this?" Kinda thing, you know? BTW, who said that?"
    • -2 0 -2 Eloise May. 10, 2017
      "Are you on the Pro or the Con side? It is super unclear. The first 2 reasons are Con but the last reason is Pro? You are so confusing!"
    • -4 +2 -6 man, im not doing th Jan. 20, 2017
      "well said"
    • -5 +4 -9 cassandra Oct. 25, 2016
      "Some student want to wear niforms because they already have an outfit for school"
    • -9 +2 -11 Ian Foley May. 24, 2016
      "three things. it does not, admittedly, help in the earlier grades. They are best applied in high school. second, students should not need clothes to be creative, when there are so many extended art forms, and thing to do with one's life. Another point is that it does not give them a lack of freedom so much as prepare them for the future- with so many jobs that have a uniform or otherwise strict dress code, it is not so much a restriction as preparing a child for the future. lastly, and this is irrelevant, you are in the wrong column. you might want to post this in the con section next time."
  • +76 +111 -35 kadee jamieson Feb. 4, 2016
    "No it takes away the students freedom and their rigtht"
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    • 0 0 0 Annalee Nov. 13, 2017
      "*Right* But all in all, yes, I definitely agree with you."
    • 0 0 0 dakota lynn m. Oct. 16, 2017
      "thats right."
  • +74 +140 -66 Damn Daniel Feb. 23, 2016
    "Because then you couldn't wear white vans."
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    • +4 +5 -1 jts Nov. 29, 2016
      "I know that is you Adam (busted!!!!)"
    • +4 +5 -1 LOL:....) May. 18, 2016
      "That's funny don't know what ur talkin bout Damn Daniel back at it again with them white vans"
    • +4 +4 0 nobodycares Apr. 26, 2016
      "yes you could people just didn't wear them"
    • +3 +4 -1 Lolz Jan. 16, 2017
      "Just wow"
    • +1 +1 0 :) Oct. 12, 2017
      "I dont think very many people got the joke so they responded seriously"
    • -1 +2 -3 avery May. 8, 2017
      "And jordans"
    • -3 0 -3 Jocelyn Jun. 2, 2017
      "Some schools with Uniforms don't care what shoes you wear. But other give you shoes to go with your uniform."
    • -3 +7 -10 Firework Mar. 8, 2016
      "I think you are missing the point of the argument."
  • +67 +98 -31 Elise Jan. 6, 2016
    "My past experience with school uniforms is not a good one. The uniform was very strict, with girls only allowed to wear clean white shirts and a certain plaid skirt that was only sold at one store. Since our school didn't sell the uniform, no money was going back into the school. I sometimes didn't get enough food because we had to buy uniform clothes for me. I was also bullied because I had to walk to school and I lived in a poor neighborhood. I've since moved to a school with no uniform and am not bullied because of the clothes I wear, which I get at Wal-Mart or Goodwill. My clothes aren't designer brands but I am accepted and I fit in. I am also spending much less money on clothes and have things to wear outside of school. People who are considered 'outsider freaks' are not thought of in that way because of what they wear. It's how people act that isolate them. Most job uniforms are not so strict or expensive, and in many cases, they are provided. In conclusion, school uniforms are doing more harm than help, especially financially."
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    • +5 +7 -2 Francesca Sep. 20, 2016
      "Sorry you had to go through bulling and awful things like that just because of a stupid uniform. At my school we don't have uniforms, but a very loosely enforced dress code that in a way is sexist. And by the way, I bet you have a great sense of style. :)"
    • 0 0 0 Nov. 13, 2017
      "That was truly moving. I am sorry for what you had to go through. I am probably the 3rd person from the bottom on our popular list."
  • +48 +74 -26 Anonymous Feb. 4, 2016
    "School uniforms should not be required in every school district. Bullies are going to be bullies regardless. If not your appearance, they will find something else to bring you down. It only takes 9 seconds to make a first impression, intentionally or not. Humans are judgmental by nature so we should put ourselves in the category of out choosing. If we wear what we want we can save a lot of time finding our friends and social groups. Once we find our group we can build relationships using our personality and who we are inside. Apparel may just be a materialistic thing but it is key in finding who we are and expressing it. If a student wants to do good in school they will, regardless of any distractions. Bottom line: We can't blame all school problems on clothing because all of these obstacles are a part of life. To make it in this world you have to have a strong mind, NOT a uniform!"
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  • +42 +66 -24 michelle Feb. 4, 2016
    "Its not fair how we have to wear uniforms and you see all the teachers with regular clothes on and we have to wear uniforms they can wear uniforms too"
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  • +30 +47 -17 Morgan Mar. 4, 2016
    "No. schools shouldn't have uniforms it violates their freedom of expression. School uniforms puts a financial burden on some families that cannot afford the uniforms. Besides families already have to spend a ton of money on lunch around at least $400 or more, but that is just at my school.Parents and students should be able to choose their clothes without government interference. Parents already pay for clothes outside of school. They shouldn't have to pay for that plus a school uniform."
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  • +23 +52 -29 prosniper100 Jan. 25, 2016
    "Kids should be able to choose what to wear"
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  • +21 +34 -13 Sword Zero Oct. 24, 2016
    "School uniforms are COMPLETELY pointless. They do nothing to help us. Plus, Iv'e been thinking about something: Schools all over the world make the uniform choice without asking the children what they think."
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  • +21 +45 -24 PARENT OF THREE Feb. 23, 2016
    "Hello, would like to talk about school uniforms. I am parent of three children and I work a minimum wage job I cannot afford school uniforms. The way I see it uniforms take away from the individuality of the children. It does not stop the bullying or anything. IM AGAINST UNIFORMS."
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    • +5 +6 -1 jessia Feb. 24, 2016
      "I agree mom you are right I am am too"
    • +3 +4 -1 hannah Mar. 31, 2017
      "you go girl"
  • +20 +27 -7 crosby lai Jun. 6, 2016
    "school uniform is uncomfortable, expensive, and who needs specific clothes when you have a whole closet of other clothes?"
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  • +20 +44 -24 Aaron J Feb. 5, 2016
    "Just get an ID no need for uniform"
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  • +19 +31 -12 kneed,kfnvS May. 12, 2016
    "I hate it it sucks boooooo I hate it let us be free we are only kids for a while let us live without looking like prisoners"
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  • +19 +34 -15 Matt Mar. 4, 2016
    "No. Uniforms are too much money and dont let students express their feelings through their clothes. I know many people that get bullied for wearing uniforms. Also its boring how everyone has to wear the same thing"
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  • +18 +40 -22 ashd$$$$$$ Jan. 20, 2017
    "Schools should not go to uniforms because uniforms take away the ability for students to express themselves."
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    • +6 +6 0 ashd$$$$$$$ Jan. 23, 2017
      "Schools should not go to uniforms because uniforms take away the ability for students to express themselves. Also, the uniforms have to be clean every day. Thirdly, the uniforms can be very expensive. sorry for not writing this before :)"
  • +18 +32 -14 Denzel Nov. 4, 2016
    "Why should we get forced wearing school uniforms when we have our own clothes. plus we feel more comfort wearing our own clothes"
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  • +18 +30 -12 Iris Oct. 18, 2016
    "School uniforms can't express who you are, and you feel exposed or that a part of your freedom has been taken from you. If you agree with me, please like this comment, because it just might convince some schools that they should change the dress code. :)"
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  • +18 +29 -11 Tecumseh May. 18, 2016
    "There are good information here i liked it"
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  • +18 +29 -11 Kaitlyn Gatewood Apr. 25, 2016
    "Students don't get an opportunity to show their personality!"
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  • +17 +30 -13 k Aug. 8, 2016
    "just no"
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  • +17 +30 -13 Noah O. Mar. 31, 2016
    "they dont show who you are!"
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    • +2 +3 -1 kagomemoonblast Jan. 12, 2017
      "Yes!! It's your personality!!!"
    • 0 +2 -2 Lebron James Apr. 26, 2016
      "um that's what everybody is saying here"
  • +16 +24 -8 Kaden. W Oct. 24, 2016
    "School uniforms block a persons individuality from being seen . If a person walks by and sees you, a hard-working individual, next to a person who does not care to work, they are going to think that the two of you are virtually the same."
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    • 0 0 0 Best Mans Oct. 27, 2017
      "Your da best dude, my name is also Kaden W
      U r da best"
  • +15 +31 -16 Hunter Sep. 12, 2016
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  • +15 +32 -17 rachel Apr. 14, 2016
    "hi uniform's shouldn't be worn because students usually don't like them"
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  • +13 +32 -19 Nick Feb. 24, 2016
    "1. They are not comfortable having to tuck them in when its hot and what not
    2. Normally kids have lots of close from the years before
    3. Kids need to be prepared for the real world and we wont have uniforms when were are adults"
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    • -2 0 -2 Mom #32 Feb. 25, 2016
      "ALL the moms are right, just sad"
    • -2 0 -2 Also you mom Nick Feb. 25, 2016
      "I agree too moms"
  • +11 +20 -9 pepe the frog Oct. 24, 2016
    "excuuse me just no okay"
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    • +2 +3 -1 TOFU Nov. 14, 2016
  • +11 +21 -10 g Jun. 23, 2016
    "no I want to wear what I want"
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  • +11 +31 -20 Dominic F. May. 6, 2016
    "I don't like school uniforms"
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    • +1 +2 -1 alydiaflemons Jan. 22, 2017
      "they make you special"
  • +11 +16 -5 Zoubeyr Mar. 21, 2016
    "I say no to school uniform because you have to be creative"
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  • +11 +38 -27 Con Jan. 20, 2016
    "No. Doesn't even need a reason. Just no."
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    • 0 0 0 a person Oct. 17, 2017
      "you need an actual reason on why you should no have uniforms, so i can just say yes and have no reason to that either????? -_-"
  • +11 +41 -30 no name Nov. 24, 2015
    "no individuality"
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  • +10 +36 -26 Ashd$$$$$$$ Jan. 23, 2017
    "NO Uniforms! Uniforms bad for your health"
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    • +5 +7 -2 ashd$$$$$$ Jan. 24, 2017
    • 0 0 0 Dodge Smith Nov. 13, 2017
      "how is it bad?"
    • 0 +3 -3 ashd$$$$$$$ Feb. 6, 2017
      "Sooooo true"
  • +10 +13 -3 Charlie Dec. 7, 2016
    "School uniforms restrict the students' freedom of speech; which is the same as expressing ourselves, so constitutionally, this argument can be upheld with the Constitution. But, then again, it is a matter of the culture we live in and what schools we attend that can change the factors."
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  • +10 +19 -9 Kaden. W Oct. 24, 2016
    "Free dress( collared shirts, school spirit shirts, and other school appropriate attire), helps a student express his/her individuality and helps them become more easily acquainted with friends( new or old) or new students. If you take away the persons individuality by making required school uniforms, you are stripping them of their identity and making it so that instead of them being someones go-to person for support, help, or just fun; they are just "another student.""
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    • +4 +4 0 Lainey Perkins Oct. 25, 2016
      "You have a great observation there. I love it. You should become a debate writer or just a writer some day."
    • +1 +1 0 Kaden. W Apr. 15, 2017
      "--Lainey Perkins--
      Thank you for your positive and invaluable feedback! =)"
  • +10 +18 -8 Someone Apr. 11, 2016
    "NO! I think they are horrible because students can't express their character and style, also students don't really care what other people/students wear, they just want to go to school, and come back home (nobody cares). Everyone who has school uniforms have to pay more for uniforms, than they would have to pay for just some regular old clothes. People can get bullied a lot to because they have a not trending style (because they have a school uniform on). Students and kids want to wear whatever they have in they closet and not their school uniform. I believe that nobody should wear a school uniform"
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    • 0 0 0 rachel arredondo Apr. 26, 2016
      "why would you say nobody cares? Of course everybody that's why you Someone is posting stuff on this place!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      not trending style?! anybody has whatever style they want to wear it doesn't matter if you like it or not it's what they like counts"
  • +10 +14 -4 Someone who cares Mar. 9, 2016
    "Hello if you think schools should have uniforms then you are wrong. Schools should let kids be who they want to be. I go to a school that does not have school uniforms and it is the best thing ever. We need to be who we want to be not non creative people."
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  • +10 +17 -7 kyleigh Mar. 8, 2016
    "well, uniforms give you no creativity what so ever. You can't stand out and be unique"
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    • +2 +2 0 Bob the Builder Mar. 9, 2016
      "DUDE.............. that's so creative"
  • +10 +15 -5 Kiera Mar. 3, 2016
    "Kids are allowed to express themselves! If they chose to dress they can be ready for everything. They have a choice of style it doesn't matter how you don't like."
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  • +10 +24 -14 toast Jan. 5, 2016
    "uniforms are a big no no you have to pay and you can find anyone! plus you cant express what you like outside of school cause everyone outside already knows!"
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  • +9 +12 -3 jeff rucceur Dec. 16, 2016
    "because some people are poor."
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    • +1 +1 0 agree Feb. 28, 2017
      "yeah your right!!"
  • +9 +11 -2 illuminati Dec. 12, 2016
    "trust a student school uniforms are stupid"
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  • +9 +14 -5 Mitchell Jun. 3, 2016
    "I don't know i think that it would be cool to have uniforms but kids want to be comfortable in what they are wearing in a class room like in summer who wants to wear clothes that are tight that make you hotter and stuff you have to sit in a class room for almost a hour idk i don't think i would want to sit in a class room when its 90 degrees out side i dont know thats just my opinion."
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  • +9 +20 -11 Dante aka awesome May. 24, 2016
    "i absalutely hate uniforms. It's one of the dumbest things created and it restricts students freedom of expression. Everyone should be allowed express their own style of clothing."
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  • +9 +15 -6 pinky17 May. 9, 2016
    "i think students should not wear school uniforms because they are ugly first of second of all they increase bulling and i hate bulling"
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  • +9 +17 -8 Sadie Mar. 22, 2016
    "Why do you think its ok to make kids were school uniforms? I have a bff that moved to geora and she has to wear a uniform if I get at lest 15 comments I would like you to shut down the website and not everyone can pay people can not even pay for money think again america btw #samegenderisawesome #isupportyou
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  • +9 +12 -3 tucker Mar. 21, 2016
    "kids like me need free to dress how they want even know some schools are required to wear uniform"
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  • +9 +12 -3 Tyler Mar. 11, 2016
    "honestly a lot of kids generally hate school uniforms and they will probably be outraged...mad students = school"
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  • +9 +13 -4 Cristopher Haro Mar. 9, 2016
    "School uniforms are not comfortable for some people and it get tried of wearing the same colors."
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  • +9 +19 -10 Firework Mar. 8, 2016
    "The thing is if you ask kids if they would want to wear school uniforms, they say no without hesitation what-so-ever. No kid wants to have to dress the same. Kids don't like to feel the same as everyone else. They think they aren't important because there isn't anything different about them to make them special. Some kids become good friends with the other gender too. But if you put in a uniform that makes girls and boys wear different things, you put a huge divide in the already big separation. Therefore making the friendship awkward. And sure, putting in a uniform will stop the bullying on clothing in school. But did you think of what kids from other schools would say? They would tease the kids who do wear them. So really, that gives another reason to bully someone. Not get ride of one. People say theft would go down but that's not true. Kids would start wearing other accessories that are equally expensive such as jewelry. And its not really proven that kids act better when they are dressed better. What about the kids who don't care what they look like? Why would that effect them?? It won't. So see? Uniforms can't do much except make kids unhappy. And one likes unhappy kids."
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  • +9 +24 -15 jessica Feb. 22, 2016
    "No they should not have to wear school uniforms because there are bullies and they judge everything and KI am talking from experience. I am bullied every day of my life so I know what it feels like, it hurts your feelings and it makes you think negatively and until you learn to stick up for yourself they will keep putting you down and it is harsh. Kids should get to choose what they wear to school and what they do not wear to school if they wear makeup or if they do not wear makeup to school; it is their choice, not the school's. Bullying occurs whether students wear uniforms or not. The root cause of bullying should be addressed. Teens should be able to develop self-expression and their personal identity. Instead, they might resort to unconventional piercings and tattoos."
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    • +3 +3 0 christopher Feb. 23, 2016
      "jessica i think that wearing uniforms cuts down on bullying but it may not stop it and if they choose to be children and make fun of you then let them if they hurt you then you find someone that can help but dont let them inside your head"
    • +1 +1 0 Jessica Feb. 23, 2016
      "you are right I bet It will not stop but bully's they do not care about your feelings and when they tell you to go kill yourself that you do not belong you are a mistake that is all yo think about 24/7 I makes yo think negative about your self and some times you think every thing that they say is true and then you think about making a really bad decision like suicide and then lots of people get hurt and yo make wrong chose's and it hurts you on the inside but on the out side yo do not want the people yo love to know that something is wrong you want o be alone your depressed well THAN YOU NEED TO GO GET HELP FROM SOME ONE like teachers parents a trusted adult someone get help so you make the right chose I am talking from experience and it can also make you cut your arms and I know how cutting your wrists I have done it. it hurts really bad so make the right choses plz do not let bully's get to you if someone is getting bullied stick up for them do not let it keep happening take control of the situation do not be like me and make bad choses just a warning bad choses equal bad consequences so make good choses. good choses equal good consequences so if you are getting bullied go get help from a consoler a teacher someone influence kid"
  • +9 +19 -10 kaleb Jan. 25, 2016
    "no because they cost to much"
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  • +8 +11 -3 Da dabber Jan. 31, 2017
    "NO NO NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Kids should be free to wear whatever they want. Besides it's to hot in some classrooms for example... MINE."
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  • +8 +16 -8 Madison Jan. 24, 2017
    "I think that even though parents and teachers both think that uniforms help keep the students focused on school work and not fashion styles, their missing the main idea. One of the main reasons children like school is because they get to meet new people and see who they like as friends and who they don't like as friends. If every student is wearing the same thing, you won't be able to find a group of friends that you best fit in with.): Also, if school is boring and not colorful, most kids will decide not to continue and most likely drop out. We spend more time at school and not at home, so we would really like to be able to enjoy each moment and not feel like we're being forced to enjoy it no matter what. I also understand what ppl mean by the bullies, but i feel there's gonna be bullies no matter if there is uniforms or not. Also, a lot of clothes have designs or sayings of bands that the person likes. Usually that helps to be able to find ppl who share the same interests, but if you wear uniforms, you wont be able to tell what ppl are really like and what interests them.

    Over all, I think there's more cons than there are pros"
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    • 0 0 0 boby Mar. 13, 2017
      "hell yes!!!!!!! you are so right.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
  • +8 +11 -3 Charizardkagome on R Jan. 12, 2017
    "No they should not. BECAUSE if I can't afford clothes, then people will make more fun of me. I want to express myself with my Team Rocket T-shirt, but others may be bullied because of their clothing. So school uniforms are better. There is a charity for school uniform, right?"
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  • +8 +10 -2 Mr.IDK Jan. 11, 2017
    "uniforms will not show who a person really is,it will also be a chance for someone to get bullied because even i they all look the same"
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  • +8 +12 -4 paul Jan. 9, 2017
    "they increase violence"
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  • +8 +9 -1 Joe Dec. 14, 2016
    "no because we are who we are we should be able to decide what we get to wear"
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  • +8 +10 -2 bob Dec. 9, 2016
    "no more school uniforms we should have the right to dress what ever we want."
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  • +8 +10 -2 john Dec. 8, 2016
    "I love my clothes so just no"
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  • +8 +12 -4 malachi Dec. 1, 2016
    "When we ask student councils about the issues of concern to them, this often comes up. It's even more of a concern in mixed schools where, every day, girls see their male classmates come to school in trousers... Some girls really, really hate - absolutely hate - to wear skirts. It is a dated system. In any other walk of life, we wouldn't dream of telling girls that they have to wear a skirt. So why is it acceptable to inflict it on them at school?"
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  • +8 +14 -6 kirsten j. Nov. 30, 2016
    "50 50 no we should not because kids will be them selves and not the same as everyone else kids are already wearing the same thing as everyone else maybe if we teach them its ok to be them and not like other people maybe they will start to be themselves"
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  • +8 +17 -9 Candy man Nov. 16, 2016
    "It is stupid to have uniforms because they are itchy and can make you sweat ALOT!!!!!!!!"
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  • +8 +12 -4 Starr Bridges Nov. 15, 2016
    "no because we should be able to wear any thing forget the goverment"
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  • +8 +10 -2 qwerty Nov. 15, 2016
    "no kids should NOT wear uniforms because kids need to be able to express themselves with their clothes. And you'll still get bullied either way no matter what. The only thing we should have uniforms for is a sport. You can still express yourself when you're out there on the court or field. So no we should not have uniforms because they SUCK!"
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  • +8 +15 -7 shelby Nov. 14, 2016
    "no we should be able to express ourselves"
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  • +8 +12 -4 Jon Nov. 1, 2016
    "I understand that some people think uniforms make less bullying, but there is no scientific proof of that!"
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  • +8 +10 -2 Lainey Perkins Oct. 25, 2016
    "Students at schools shouldnt have to wear school uniforms if they dont want to. Kids might feel uncomfortable if they have to wear things dont like."
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  • +8 +11 -3 Diamond H Oct. 21, 2016
    "Students shouldn't have to wear uniforms because students can express themselves, and another one is uniforms are expensive."
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  • +8 +17 -9 chris Oct. 20, 2016
    "This will not stop bullying"
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  • +8 +14 -6 licec johnson Oct. 14, 2016
    "I think that kids should be able to wear whatever they like to wear because it is their body nobody else's body. So if you have a problem with kids being them then you're not happy being yourself because when you don't let a kid wear what they want to where then all you are doing is discouraging them. Then they will do the same thing with their kids when they get older, so why do you think that kids break the rules because parents don't let them express themselves even the government, and jobs, schools, every place kids go they discouraged to show off the body that god gave them I'm not saying walk around butt naked I'm saying if you want to show your body but have some boundaries as well when you dress out."
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  • +8 +10 -2 K Oct. 11, 2016
    "School already isn't fun having school uniforms would just make it worse."
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  • +8 +11 -3 jk Oct. 10, 2016
    "School uniforms create a level playing field among students, reducing peer pressure and bullying. When all students are dressed alike, competition between students over clothing choices and the teasing of those who are dressed in less expensive or less fashionable outfits can be eliminated. *Sigh* that's true but, people bulling people about other stuff besides clothing. Clothing is just the tip of the iceberg. But at least that eliminates one problem with bulling. You can't sue about drama in court, but oh well.
    Google has information on why uniforms have some importance, while most students will disagree, every school should introduce uniforms into its policy. Students should go to school to learn and not have to worry about being judged by the clothes they are wearing. Uniforms will not only improve the atmosphere of the school, but will also raise the self-esteem of most students and save money for most parents. It has a point. *sigh*"
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    • 0 0 0 Madie Oct. 11, 2016
      "you are very right man!!"
  • +8 +12 -4 prestonplayz Oct. 7, 2016
    "no way.students just can hate to wear school uniforms."
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  • +8 +12 -4 keke Sep. 28, 2016
    "Nobody would want to wear the same things everyday instead expressing our inner colors!!"
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  • +7 +8 -1 Ryan Mar. 9, 2017
    "These uniforms may keep them from expressing there feeling's!"
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  • +7 +11 -4 Chasity Nov. 16, 2016
    "We should not have to wear school uniforms we have the freedom to wear whatever we want says the first amendment and so if we want to wear regular clothing then we will and we shall no matter what and the reason for this is because clothing tells people about our personality and who we are as a person. By us having uniforms we are being told that we don't have a freedom of expression and we have to hide our personalities by wearing clothing that says nothing about us except that we all look the same."
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  • +7 +10 -3 Carter F Oct. 10, 2016
    "I say no because it is hard on the students to work on work while their in clothes they don't like."
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  • +7 +12 -5 B Oct. 8, 2016
    "Going to a private school until 9th grade, uniforms sucked. Belts, shirts tucked in, no free dress, it felt mundane and by the end of middle school, everyone complained about it. They even moderated out hair length (no boy had any long hair yet they implemented a hair rule anyway). When I hit 9th grade, free dress was so nice. I have shirts and i have pants to pick from, and I don't stress over what to wear (our school is very open). Overall, I don't see benefits to wearing uniforms, and wearing normal clothes isn't a distraction."
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  • +7 +11 -4 ron french Sep. 7, 2016
    "In Houston a long term programme to determine the pros and cons of uniforms at school.
    attendance went up in schools that had uniforms, but wearing a uniform does improve grades,
    leave it to the kids to wear what suits them, obviously with some control over what is acceptable and what in not.
    I hate to see a few hundred kids all looking the same, I might as well be looking at an ants nest,"
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  • +7 +12 -5 Caroline Barros Aug. 26, 2016
    "I think that any student knows not to wear something inappropriate. no one is coming to school in their underwear. children should decide what to wear, but of course it should be appropriate"
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  • +7 +10 -3 FIRE Aug. 15, 2016
    "An easy solution to uniforms being to costly is too costly is making them cheaper! If you take away the schools right to be creative, at least don't make thee kids pay! It's like adding insult to the injury!"
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  • +7 +10 -3 LIL BOAT Jul. 12, 2016
    "NO! we should not wear uniforms because , we like wearing our on clothes and putting on whatever we want , and wearing our nice clothes and showing off our new clothes and also we can share our feelings like if we come to scool with ripped jeans that means that you like stly and if you come with nike you most likely like sports . so with that being said , most kids are comfortable with what they wear , and they like expressing themself , and wearing the same color uniform everday , is not a thing people and kids wanna do."
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  • +7 +9 -2 Ariel May. 24, 2016
    "Students should not wear uniforms because yes,they do not get to express there personality and culture.Bullies always find a reason to do what they can, and school uniforms is a big reason why most bullying occurs. I used to wear uniforms at my old school, and I got bullied a lot.... mostly because I wore glasses but also because of the uniforms."
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  • +7 +11 -4 Dante Cashato May. 19, 2016
    "People can dress however they want and if you want us to be proud and respectful let them dress however instead of making us wear stupid uniforms. Nobody likes looking alike so we all dress differently and if we wear uniforms nobody will like looking the same everyday."
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  • +7 +11 -4 Anonymous 9302 May. 2, 2016
    "It's pretty useful for my naplan and studies. Thank you."
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  • +7 +15 -8 jwebb Apr. 28, 2016
    "schools that have uniforms are picking conformity over personality."
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  • +7 +13 -6 Levi Apr. 20, 2016
    "I think there should not be uniforms"
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  • +7 +10 -3 Ash ketchum Apr. 7, 2016
    "Ultimately, i think uniforms are pointless, for the reason that everyone is always going to find a way to make themselves diverse. whether its what type of shoes you wear or a name brand jacket....they/re always going to be separating themselves some how."
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  • +7 +12 -5 Cleo Apr. 7, 2016
    "It makes it hard trying to find triplets and twins especially if they are identical."
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  • +7 +13 -6 :) Mar. 30, 2016
    "heck no, why would kids want to wear uniforms to school. all it does is make a worse competition instead of best clothes its best body"
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    • 0 0 0 kagomemoonblast Jan. 12, 2017
      "Yeah, but what if they can't afford school uniforms? This is a universal problem..."
  • +7 +11 -4 becky Mar. 3, 2016
    "i am doing a report on the subject and we want to be who we are not who the teachers are be uneck im in 5th grade and i am me"
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  • +7 +12 -5 Jayden Mar. 2, 2016
    "Uniforms are uncomfortable to wear sometimes. When you are playing outside and you fall down your pants may rise up or rip."
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  • +7 +10 -3 Jaylen Mar. 2, 2016
    "Don't listen to what the bullies say because all of you are perfect.."
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    • -1 0 -1 Kagomestargirl Jan. 13, 2017
  • +7 +10 -3 coolll Mar. 2, 2016
    "It is true that some kids may be judged by the clothes they wear however demanding a school uniform will just raise a far worse judgment platform for body images which is far worse than being judged by a piece clothing. People are always gonna be judged weather it is because of their clothing, appearance, or even personality but forcing students to put on a certain outfit so everyone is 'equal' isn't gonna work because judgment isn't gonna stop just because you're wearing the same thing as everyone else."
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  • +7 +18 -11 girl w/none of this Feb. 26, 2016
    "School uniforms are stupid and they dont protect anyone from anything!!!!"
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  • +7 +16 -9 Sophie B. Feb. 25, 2016
    "Kids shouldn't wear uniforms because kids should be themselves. Plus uniforms are uncomfortable, expensive and they don't even look that good. In my opinion, uniforms are uncalled for and I won't say stupid by unnecessary."
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  • +7 +18 -11 Chickencoolness Feb. 25, 2016
    "I heard that the U.S spends 1 billion dollars each year for school uniforms. School uniforms are a ticket for bullies to bully"
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  • +7 +19 -12 Naomi Kant Feb. 25, 2016
    "No because they would like to im prove their out looks to many other people to show and release who they you dont want them to just be someone else. Dont try to change someones life or outlooks"
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  • +7 +24 -17 NEIL TUTTLE Feb. 18, 2016
    "Its simply, it socialism pure and evil... Ever kid marches to the same tune, destroy the individual and enslave the populace . Think about it, in socialist country's kids wear the same cloths, march to the same tune and swear loyalty to the state.. Our schools are over run with socialist teachers and professors. Its time to put a stop to it."
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  • +7 +20 -13 Aaron Feb. 16, 2016
    "Uniforms cant express yourself and I think we should just follow by guidelines then having uniforms"
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  • +7 +21 -14 MF Feb. 14, 2016
    "School uniforms in no way stop competition between students on who owns the best brands. The introduction of social media in our lives means that this competition could never go away. My school is always saying how they respect our individuality yet we have to look exactly the same as everybody else. There is no room for self-expression or accessorizing especially in a school as strict as mine."
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  • +7 +21 -14 Chris Feb. 10, 2016
    "who do teachers think they are making us buy and use uniforms this is all nonsese."
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  • +7 +24 -17 Billy Feb. 9, 2016
    "I strongly dislike uniforms"
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  • +7 +20 -13 Tybee The Titan Feb. 4, 2016
    "I think uniforms are crazy. I mean, us kids should wear clothes that make them unique and be they're selves."
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    • +1 +1 0 blake Dec. 14, 2016
      "they can be super good you cant be bullied"
  • +7 +34 -27 felicity Feb. 4, 2016
    "we should not wear uniforms ,because they are hot and a lot of money"
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  • +7 +19 -12 madilyn dollar Feb. 3, 2016
    "no students should not wear uniforms they should be able to express there style and there physical emotions....... they should be able to wear what they want to wear without somebody thinking its wrong or what they are wearing is dumb."
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  • +7 +16 -9 Bryton Feb. 3, 2016
    "Students should be free to wear whatever they want. It is kind of stupid to have to look the same as everyone else"
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  • +7 +24 -17 Anonymous Jan. 27, 2016
    "I think students shouldn't be forced to wear a uniform because most schools make students wear uniforms because they think it will stop bullying but bulling still starts even if students wear uniforms or not trust me I've been through it and it's hard,but not once have I been bullied for my cloths I've been bullied because I'm scrawny and weak I try to act tough but I'm not so its like they making students wear it for no reason. Students should be able to be able to show their personality through their cloths because no matter what bullying still happens with a uniform or not.

    Also school uniforms can be a distraction and students would get distracted more often,But if they weren't uniforms students would know what other people like to wear and also the student would get to show what style of clothes they like to wear and might find friends who like the same style as they do."
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  • +7 +20 -13 AsAW Jan. 19, 2016
    "The First Amendment of the US Constitution guarantees that all individuals have the right to express themselves freely."
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  • +7 +23 -16 Meghan K Jan. 15, 2016
    "No if students wear uniforms they are not able to express there personality."
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    • 0 0 0 Sydney M. Jan. 3, 2017
      "But also maybe students can be from a different country and maybe this can get picked on for what they wear. Also if students do not wear uniforms, some random student can hop the fence of the school and the school will not know if that student is really in the school. Another reason I think students should wear uniforms is because it would take more time picking out something to wear than just going into their closet and pulling out the school uniform. If you agree with me like my reply. If you disagree with my reply. Maybe that will give me a reason students shouldn't wear uniforms and even maybe you can change my mind."
  • +7 +21 -14 Robert .c. utley Jan. 15, 2016
    "i dont think students should have to wear uniforms unless we where a private school. but the school i am in is a public school . and even if it was a private school they should not have to wear uniforms."
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  • +7 +22 -15 savannah Jan. 15, 2016
    "I don't think school uniforms are necessary. Kids can wear whatever they want but have a simple dress code. It would get old wearing the same thing everyday."
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  • +7 +19 -12 chad Jan. 15, 2016
    "No because then all the clothes that you got for your kids its gone you wasted money"
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    • 0 0 0 School district Dec. 9, 2016
      "They can wear it after school and to a friends and out to eat, not just a waste."
  • +7 +19 -12 Anni Jan. 13, 2016
    "I don't agree with school uniforms because it is easy to start comparing yourself with other people, and it really hasn't helped with my self-image. I think it would be better for students to be able to wear whatever clothes they want to make them feel confident and secure."
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  • +7 +17 -10 Aidin Jan. 12, 2016
    "Student's should not be forced tower uncomfortable clothing that puts restrictions on what we want to wear, as well as makes them feel like they don't stand out as much as they want to."
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  • +7 +30 -23 Maddie Jan. 6, 2016
    "I would say NO cause ppl don't wanna wear the same thing everyday, some ppl say yes cause most ppl don't fallow the dress code and wear inappropriate cloths. But also ppl don't get made fun of if ppl get to wear uniforms. Also ppl want to wear the cloths that they have to show their personality. I kinda agree with both....."
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  • +7 +31 -24 Alan Dec. 7, 2015
    "I think we should not have school uniforms."
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  • +7 +24 -17 mileigh Dec. 1, 2015
    "i don't think students should wear uniforms because students don't get to show there personality so they might be shy, when they wear there own cloths they will be more confident. And will participate more in school activities. That's why i think student should not wear uniforms"
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  • +7 +28 -21 random Nov. 30, 2015
    "no because it does not matter wither there is bullying because it will never go away.there is also a yes because it is safer to have uniforms but i'm on con because students should be able to express freely of there personality and not feel forced to where a specific dress code and still people get bullied even when the bully is wearing the same thing as his/her victim"
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  • +7 +24 -17 Marcy Higgens Nov. 30, 2015
    "Students should not because how they dress expresses them in the best way, without violence or acting out."
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  • +6 +7 -1 ezekiel Sep. 25, 2017
    "i think because kids should be their selfs"
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  • +6 +6 0 Mrs.Grundy May. 3, 2017
    "Creative. That's what teachers want right? So let's give it to them. So how can you be creative when your wearing the same thing as the person who sits beside you."
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  • +6 +6 0 123456778 Mar. 23, 2017
    "students should not have to wear school uniforms because it takes away thier freedom of expression, the average cost is $249.00, eather way parents have to buy additional clothing, and finally it makes it harder to earn cofidence."
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  • +6 +9 -3 Samantha Mar. 22, 2017
    "I think that school uniforms are a bad idea for many reasons. One reason they are a bad idea is they restrict students from freedom and expression with their cloths. In October 2013 students were not allowed to wear pink to support Breast Cancer, so 75 students got in school suspension. Kids can't wear cloths to express there feelings without getting in trouble with the government. Another reason that school uniforms are a bad idea is students oppose school uniforms. 90% of 7 and 8th graders don't like school uniforms. 76% of the students say the uniforms do not reduce fights. 81% of the students say the uniforms do not have then fit in. Finally, school uniforms are a bad idea is Parents should be able to dress their child. Parents can't dress their child with out getting in trouble with the government. The uniforms take away from parental rights, since they can not dress their child. In conclusion school uniforms are a bad idea for the reasons I just gave you. From any where from parents not about to get their child dressed to students not liking uniforms."
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    • +1 +1 0 samantha Mar. 29, 2017
      "It is very good"
  • +6 +7 -1 john Mar. 16, 2017
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  • +6 +7 -1 Skylar W Mar. 13, 2017
    "There shouldn't be school uniforms because the students have their own style. Some may like long-sleeved and some may like short-sleeved. The students should express their feelings and how they believe they should dress. Also, how will you be able to tell the difference of twins? Students should have the freedom to dress in what's comfortable in their opinion, and the schools should stick with it. I do not care if you do not agree with me, at least I'm sharing what I feel and how I believe schools should treat students with clothes. The teachers aren't our parents and they cannot decide what we should wear. We are a free country, and we should show it by doing what we feel is right, and wearing whatever we'd like to.
    I also have a PRO comment about uniforms as a counterclaim. The uniforms can decrease the amount of bullying in schools, because how can you bully someone if they look just like you? I am a 50-50 with the uniforms, but I believe that we shouldn't wear the uniforms so we can express our true nature."
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  • +6 +9 -3 Anonymous Mar. 9, 2017
    "I do not believe in school uniforms. Most people say that they are against it because it interferes with "freedom of expression" but I believe the real problem is society itself. Kids are already judged by their looks enough. Having school uniforms eliminates the judgement of the clothes people wear, but creates a big amount of other problems. Being a girl who is overweight, I am very self-conscious and I feel like people are judging me all the time based on my weight. I choose to wear baggier, looser fitting clothing which I also find more comfortable. If I am wearing the same thing as everyone else, it just leaves looks and weight to be judged."
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  • +6 +8 -2 Salty Kids :( Mar. 9, 2017
    "Stop Being Salty School Uniforms Are TERRIBLE"
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  • +6 +9 -3 Elizabeth K. Feb. 24, 2017
    "I think that kids should not have to wear school uniforms because it cost parents around $249 a year."
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  • +6 +7 -1 boolaboo Feb. 15, 2017
    "well honestly i think school uniforms should be not allowed because if there are tomboys out there who probably don't like skirts kinda like me and if they are forced to wear it that would not be fun at all because they play sports at play time and you can wear skirts that would drag you down epspecially for boys it is going to get super hot for all to come"
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  • +6 +7 -1 Arturo Feb. 14, 2017
    "i think the uniforms are not worth it they don't show individuality"
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  • +6 +8 -2 paul Feb. 10, 2017
    "I think not because it is killing student spirit and making teachers more happy then ever. Students also need freedom to do and wear what they want."
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    • 0 0 0 Julia Feb. 15, 2017
      "Why is making a teach happy bad"
  • +6 +7 -1 billy bob joe Feb. 9, 2017
    "kids need to be allowed to express their personality and not have to be someone that they dont want to be."
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  • +6 +8 -2 wolf Feb. 9, 2017
    "school uniforms are stupid because you can't be you"
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  • +6 +10 -4 Caillou Feb. 3, 2017
    "Uniforms can make kids worry more about fashion than school if the student gets suspended for their uniforms"
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  • +6 +8 -2 Mackenzie Feb. 1, 2017
    "Kids shouldn't wear school uniforms because they should be able to express the way they are. And everyone should be different in there own way."
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  • +6 +11 -5 N/A Jan. 25, 2017
    "I think the shouldn't have to wear uniforms with the fact that someone might be transgender. If someone is biologically a girl but dresses like a boy and hates women's cloths why should they be forced to wear a girls uniform."
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    • -1 +1 -2 NO Jan. 30, 2017
      "This is true and the fact that most people dont accpt people like that is sad."
  • +6 +14 -8 smart person Jan. 19, 2017
    "no one should have to wear uniforms"
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  • +6 +13 -7 Young MOney Jan. 13, 2017
    "Bruh why should we allow school uniforms when we cant mostl afford the average is 249$ like omg we need freedom"
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  • +6 +12 -6 KAGOME Jan. 12, 2017
    "No way, Kagome!!!"
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  • +6 +12 -6 ayden Jan. 11, 2017
    "never ever ever"
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  • +6 +12 -6 Billy bob joe Jan. 9, 2017
    "they are bad because they take away your life/style."
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  • +6 +9 -3 Cindy k. Jan. 8, 2017
    "But I think students should like not to wear uniforms to school as I think in China many students also don't wear uniforms to school and I as my classmate they also don't like to wear uniforms to school as I also think wear or not wear uniforms to school will be okay."
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  • +6 +10 -4 Megabonnie1000 YT Dec. 19, 2016
    "no because we would have to wear the same close every day its so lame and dumb and youre parents would be washing the same close all week and their vacations are YOURE vacations and you have to pay.they dont even look very nice. #stop child imagination abuse."
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  • +6 +9 -3 ella Dec. 15, 2016
    "you shouldnt wear uniforms because they are a waste of money,are too thick,and as kids,we just don't want them.we just don't."
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  • +6 +9 -3 Alisha jones Dec. 8, 2016
    "I do not like to wear uniforms because they are just ugly."
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  • +6 +8 -2 tek Dec. 7, 2016
    "no just no it is the worst idea ever"
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  • +6 +15 -9 matthew Dec. 1, 2016
    "schools uniforms are bad and should be banned"
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  • +6 +13 -7 lanayah Nov. 29, 2016
    "i agree"
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    • 0 0 0 Paul Jan. 9, 2017
      "jts, you have an excellent point. I completely agree."
    • 0 0 0 alisha jones Dec. 8, 2016
      "me too"
    • 0 0 0 jts Nov. 30, 2016
      "Thank you!!!!! (And you can press reply)"
  • +6 +12 -6 jts Nov. 29, 2016
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  • +6 +14 -8 Dwyer Nov. 28, 2016
    "kids need to show their personality"
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  • +6 +10 -4 Alex101 Nov. 22, 2016
    "This is my opinion, but i don't feel students should have to wear uniforms. For one thing it limits how much students are able to express themselves, or be unique in any way. Also in some cases it's more expensive to buy new uniforms each year, rather than wear your normal clothes, which can be worn both at school and out on the go. Has anyone even wondered "what happens to the school uniform after we graduate that school??", NOTHING, all that money my parents have spent goes down the drain; But with your normal clothes, you are still able to wear them even AFTER you graduate, or when you're not going to school."
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  • +6 +12 -6 Paulina Nov. 18, 2016
    "i think no because if you wear your uniform at like a store a kidnapper will know what school you go to they can get more infomation"
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  • +6 +10 -4 a Nov. 10, 2016
    "uniforms are just awful everyone would be the same that would be dull and sad"
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  • +6 +15 -9 reboc Nov. 10, 2016
    "uniforms are horrible"
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  • +6 +9 -3 Ethan Nov. 9, 2016
    "we should not have to wear school uniform because
    1. You need a variety of people in a ecosystem otherwise its quite boring.
    2. People can not express themselves with there amazing cultural unique clothing.
    3. This way bullying can stop with kids standing up for other kids and not judging them because everyones unique"
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  • +6 +10 -4 Charlie Nov. 7, 2016
    "Just because your church clothes make you look more education it does not mean you actually are"
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  • +6 +8 -2 kawaii Oct. 19, 2016
    "because uniforms are ugly and your kids can't show how colorful they are"
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  • +6 +9 -3 DABitz Oct. 11, 2016
    "I do not relish the thought of a school uniform, not because it limits creativity, but because it'll be sort of uncomfortable for me. I've been picking out my own wardrobe since I was 7, and I like that freedom. Just have a few rules that limits baggy clothes that can hide weapons, too short clothes (bleary), or whatever."
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  • +6 +12 -6 S Sep. 12, 2016
    "No they shouldn't wear uniforms because they can see the name of your school and stalk, and find you"
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  • +6 +10 -4 robert Sep. 6, 2016
    "no because people get bulied"
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  • +6 +11 -5 bobby May. 18, 2016
    "they should be able to express themselves!!!!"
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  • +6 +11 -5 Alyna May. 18, 2016
    "I think that school uniforms are more of a cage for children and don't allow them to be themselves. I used to go to a uniform school, and I felt like I was concealing my actual feelings and my personality. I also agree with those who say that uniforms are very expensive and you constantly have to buy new clothes because they stain easily, but it's not as easy to clean them. Most uniforms can cost up to $30 just for a shirt and about the same for pants. Shoes usually cost up to about $50, depending on the brand and the quality. I feel as though putting kids in uniform is kind of irrelevant because uniforms are more uncomfortable than our regular clothes and sometimes we have to constantly adjust and readjust our shirts, shoes, blazers, or ties. I feel that students who wear regular street clothes, instead of uniforms, don't worry as much about their cloths because they feel completely comfortable in their clothes, not a uniform that they probably don't like, that is probably the reason that kids don't like wearing uniforms because of they way that they look with them on. Kids worry about their clothes a lot mainly because they're worried about what everyone else will think, but they feel more comfortable in their own clothes."
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  • +6 +10 -4 ash... May. 9, 2016
    "No, because it's wasted of money for family's. Why have uniforms? They might not be comfortable with the idea and not able to express themselves. If they wear their own clothes might feel a little bit of freedom and independence."
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  • +6 +11 -5 gabriella Apr. 19, 2016
    "I believe that school uniforms and dress codes are so stupid at my school dress code is a big problem."
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  • +6 +12 -6 Giggles Mar. 6, 2016
    "Honestly school uniforms are crap they just waist your money doesn't show your creativity. Maybe if the students made their own uniform it could be cooler but you'd always grow out of it."
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  • +6 +18 -12 Madison Leonard Feb. 24, 2016
    "I think that School Uniforms are completely wrong. Because of the way it makes kids feel. Some kids don't mind but I have heard of plenty of kids saying they hate school uniforms. Mostly because of kids picking on them for how they look in them."
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    • 0 0 0 Chickencoolness Feb. 25, 2016
      "So true Madison"
  • +5 +6 -1 Wood Mar. 22, 2017
    "I think that students should not have to wear uniforms because they then don't get to express themselves and let their true colors out meaning that they can't show what they really are or where they come from. Also they can show what they do outside of school meaning like any sports or what they do weekly or even what they do for a living. This can play a part in what kind of school they do."
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  • +5 +5 0 KEvin Mar. 21, 2017
    "if they have to wear uniforms people can't express theirselves"
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  • +5 +5 0 Julia Mar. 16, 2017
    "We have been asked our opinion if we should or shouldn't have school uniforms. I think that having school uniforms is a bad idea. One reason is because people need to express theirselves. Did you know that the First Amendment of the US Construction says that all people have the right to express themselves freely? Students should not have to wear a uniform if they have the right to express themselves freely. Should kids be able to support worthy causes? Kids can't support a worthy cause if they have to wear a uniform. 75 students received a in-school suspension for breaking the schools uniform restriction and wore a pink shirt to support the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Like I said, kids can't support worthy causes if they have to wear a school uniform. But just remember that parents have to pay for the uniforms too. Parents need to need to pay taxes and buy other clothing for children to wear. Buying a uniform is just one more thing a parent needs to worry about. This is why I think children that go to school shouldn't have to wear a school uniform."
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  • +5 +6 -1 lol Mar. 16, 2017
    "NO MORE UNIFORMS uniforms are so uncomfortable i think schools should not allow this"
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  • +5 +5 0 Sariyah S. Mar. 14, 2017
    "no because students should be able to show individuality and their own mind expression."
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  • +5 +12 -7 skylar Mar. 13, 2017
    "no I don't think kids should be forced to wear something that not all people want to wear."
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    • 0 0 0 that? my name too XD Mar. 15, 2017
      "You have to give a description about why you are on the CON side."
  • +5 +7 -2 Anonymous Feb. 23, 2017
    "Anybody that thinks school uniforms are good are just stupid, you might think that they are useful but kids will just be more rebellious and try to get their freedom back. Plus most of the bullies in school are the teachers, this is coming from a 7 th grade student so I know how kids feel about these uniforms and I know that if you do have us wear uniforms, they will just keep wearing their own cloths and don't even care what consequence they get."
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    • 0 0 0 Law Mar. 8, 2017
      "I'm sure kids would love a school with no exams as well - anyone who thinks you must do everything a kids ask is even worse than stupid :)"
  • +5 +8 -3 lavhonda depriest Feb. 22, 2017
    "no because students like to have freedom and live their own life with their clothes and the belongings but also i think yes because they can be in gangs and it can effect students in their parents and wear them out."
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  • +5 +6 -1 dasimbir Feb. 16, 2017
    "student should not have to wear school uniform. students wear what ever they want any way so there should be no problem with that.if it will stop everything that is going on in the schools i say let the student wear what ever they want."
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  • +5 +8 -3 Anonymous Feb. 14, 2017
    "I don't think we should wear school uniform. students/pupils should have the freedom of clothing choice. us students SHOULDN'T be bullied for our clothing choice. I was bullied once and it wasn't nice but my school wears uniform that goes to show that you wont just be bullied for your clothing. I'm not saying that school uniform is a bad thing what I'm saying is it would be nice to have the FREEDOM! I hope this comment is helpful."
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  • +5 +10 -5 No way man! Feb. 6, 2017
    "Whoever s idea it was to think OH let's just have school uniforms! It's not a good idea. If you look at both sides: having and not having uniforms, you see it doesn't really make a difference, and it causes more problems than it does prevent. To me, there are better problems out there to debate. Here's one thing just don't have uniforms, it adds one more thing to the worry list. To me, this shouldn't even be a debate, just literally don't have uniforms but of course there are others that say we should have uniforms, I bet most of them don't really care either and just say "yes sure whatever" neither do I, but really don't change anything up, leave it. Leave it the way it has always been, everyone wears what they want to, so what, and good thing is that we get to express ourselves a little bit more, it feels good to talk and express yourself, right? This debate should just be over, and to not change anything up, and to leave it the way it has always been. This is pretty unnecessary, tbh, just don't guys, don't, if clothes don't matter, don't change it up, don't do anything, because we don't need to...it doesn't matter!! Besides nobody really gets bullied for what they wear, if they are then that is the bullies problems...sorry!"
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  • +5 +11 -6 adam Oct. 3, 2016
    "uniforms are terrible because we can choose for ourselves and that takes away some of the sense of Freedom that we have."
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  • +5 +9 -4 MR.m May. 13, 2016
    "they should not because they have the freedom to express them selves although we should have better dress codes"
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  • +5 +9 -4 Brenden May. 4, 2016
    "I think that there should be no uniforms. My first reason is that kids will hate school because they can ware what they want. Another one is that it could be uncomfortable and they will hate it. The last reason is that the kids will wear it badly said David's partner and will make the school look bad. That is why we should not have uniforms."
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  • +5 +9 -4 kaely May. 2, 2016
    "i think that kids should wear want they want to wear because wearing the same thing ever day is pretty weird but if we dont wear uniforms it would be much easier for people to wear what they want to wear and it can express peoples ways of how they dress"
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  • +5 +10 -5 ultimate dabber Apr. 27, 2016
    "no because everthing would be more boring and Im sure most students would disagree with uniforms too. im making an essay on it."
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  • +5 +9 -4 damian lillard Apr. 26, 2016
    "sheesh this stuff is very stressful no one should have to go through stress"
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  • +5 +13 -8 Kobe Apr. 26, 2016
    "Nobody likes uniforms"
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    • 0 0 0 noonw Nov. 6, 2017
      "i like uniforms"
    • -1 0 -1 Dante aka awesome May. 25, 2016
      "Your right nobody does like them"
  • +5 +11 -6 rachel a. Apr. 21, 2016
    "I know how you feel i read this book call ladies of the lake any way gilda joyce has to wear a school uniforms and she tries to find out about a mystery death its actually pretty good well i gotta go because i am in school NOT wearing a unifrom thanks for you conveince. :)"
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  • +5 +20 -15 ........... Apr. 19, 2016
    "why should we have uniforms it doesn't help anything it just makes everybody the same and have no good purpose at all."
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  • +5 +9 -4 willie Apr. 18, 2016
    "people usually get bullied for wearing school uniforms and plus the students don't get to show off some new clothes that they could've just bought."
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    • +1 +1 0 idk Feb. 27, 2017
      "how would a student get bullied because the bully would be wearing the same uniform as his or her peer so there for the bully would be making fun of themselves"
  • +5 +10 -5 James green Apr. 1, 2016
    "i think kids should not have to wear uniform at school its plain and boring to wear those clothes if we don't want to"
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  • +5 +11 -6 Cole Mar. 29, 2016
    "Well I say no because everyone needs to have the right to express themselves. What other ways are there in school then through clothes."
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  • +5 +12 -7 ashanti Mar. 16, 2016
    "why wear uniforms when you can just teach students not to bully?"
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