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There are many problems facing schools in this modern age. Some of which are violence,children worrying about fitting in with a certain crowd, and the educating of the students.With many students focusing on what to wear to school and not the homework they wereassigned the lack of education is becoming apparent. I believe that school uniforms couldhelp stop some of these problems.Peer pressure, financial strain, and fears of not fitting in are just some of theaspects that play into the overall success a child has in school. In a world that toutsfreedom of expression the real freedom to learn may be found in the conformity of schooluniforms. The daily fashion fight starts bright and early every morning for students allacross America. Imagine a typical morning that begins with a blood curdling scream,something like "get out of bed now, the bus will be here in three minutes!" The shriek isfollowed by the confusion of what day it is along with a cold temperature shock from aonce toasty bed. Then add the trauma of finding a clean pair of socks and a shirt otherthan the one worn yesterday. With school uniforms this havoc in the morning could belessened. If you already know what you have to wear, you can slip it on quickly,eliminating a time crunch and mental frustration. A uniform also saves the aggravationthat comes with keeping up with the "in" of fashion. As the season changes, so doesfashion. Just when it seems you are caught up with the rest of your friends, and have newclothes, it is time to go to the store to buy clothes for the next season's wardrobe. Thiswould not be the case with a uniform policy. Uniforms stay the same in a school districtand this would save parents a substantial amount of money in the long haul. A New YorkBased research firm found that households whose children wear uniforms spend anaverage of $104 on clothing, as opposed to $185 per child for those who don't attend aschool with a dress code (Dolliver 16). Elimi...

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