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The School Uniform Movement and What It Tells Us about American Education: a Symbolic Crusade. Lanham, MD: ScarecrowEducation, 2004. Print. The study found that many uniform policies did not distinguish between students that had attendance problems, behavioral problems, increase in academic achievement or students that did not have any at all. Carson, Chris. "The History of School Uniform | EHow.com." EHow | How To Do Just About Everything! | How To Videos & Articles. Ehow. Web. 18 Nov. 2010. <http://www.ehow.com/about_5431878_history-school-uniform.html>. In the 16th century, England was the first nation to require uniforms. The uniforms were to be able to tell which children were poor and attending charity schools versus the elite and upper class children. "Dress Codes -- Ready Reference." Dallas School District. Dallas, Oregon: Welcome. Web. 20 Oct. 2010. <http://www.dallas.k12.or.us/DHS_Library/web/dress.htm>. The Pros and Cons of School Uniforms Pros: Help prevent gangs, encourage discipline, help with peer pressure, help identify intruders in the school, close economic and social barriers between students. Against of Cons: Violate a student's right to freedom of expression, are simply a Band-Aid on the issue of school violence, financial burden, are difficult to enforce in public schools Easy Bib. "Easy Bib." EasyBib: Free Bibliography Maker - MLA, APA, Chicago Citation Styles. Web. 18 Nov. 2010. <http://easybib.com/>. Help making works cites and annotated bibliography. Grauke, Isaac. "Pros and Cons of School Uniforms." Free Articles Directory | Submit Articles ArticlesBase.com. 5 Sept. 2009. Web. 04 Jan. 2011.
Many public schools adopted dress codes and uniforms after President Bill Clinton endorsed uniforms in his 1996 State of the Union address where he said that if it would stop teens from killing others.Student Dress Codes.com/Constitutional-Debates-8th-Grade#Uniforms>. 2010.aspx?topic=clothi ng_dress_codes_uniforms>. Web. David L.<http://www. <http://eric. 20 Oct. 2010. Shows pros and cons for school uniform policies in public schools. There has been research and studies done." Historic Clothing: Expanded Site. Isaacson. Many school boards. <http://skyridgelmc. Pappas.articlesbase.htm l>. Web. 20 Oct.firstamendmentcenter.html>. than we need to have uniforms. "Firstamendmentcenter. Web. worried of safety at school.com/schun/hist/schun-hist." Clearinghouse on Educational Policy and Management. Connie. <http://histclo.com/advice-articles/pros-and-cons-of-school-uniforms-182. but they do not necessarily prove that uniforms help. "Skyridge Library Media Center / Constitutional Debates 8th Grade. The boys in this picture from New Zealand school wear grey suits.org: Welcome to the First Amendment Center Online. "ERIC Digest 117 .org: Student Expression in Speech . have started policies for dress codes or the wearing of uniforms. Schools across the country have experienced violence.Topic. gang activity. 20 Oct. 5 May 1999." Skyridge Library Media Center / FrontPage. Web. "School Uniform History.uoregon. HBC-SU.html>. Picture of school school uniforms worn by boys until recent years has evolved into a simple grey suit or blazer and dress pants. <http://www.org/Speech/studentexpression/topic. 18 Nov. Lynne. 2010. List of .pbworks.edu/publications/digests/digest117. 2010. and thefts of clothing and accessories." Firstamendmentcenter. Hudson.
Colleges." Darlene Williams.net/~rwms/Uniform. Web. The debate over mandatory uniforms in the public school system is raging across the country. <http://www. 20 Oct. Some claim uniforms improve many areas in the educational area while others challenge these claims. making it the first urban district to do so.Articles.Cherry Hill Elementary in Baltimore. Then. 2010.angelfire. 2010. Darleen. Public & Private Schools. "School Uniforms: The Raging Debate. 1999 but into effect one of the most restrictive school uniform policies in the nation.org/a/public-school-uniform-debate. in 1994.html>.gate. Williams. Private schools and uniforms have a long history.gate. "Public School Uniform Debate . 2010. <http://www.net/~rwms/UniformDWilliams." Web. "The Polk County School Uniforms Page. MD started a school uniform policy. 2010. "School Uniform History. They say it violates rights uniform supporters say that the benefits outweigh the loss of those rights." School Uniform in History.websites that help me find more information about school uniforms and the pros and cons. Polk County Schools in Florida May 11." Education Bug . Some sites also had history information as well as current information.educationbug. <http://www. <http://www.html>.html>. 20 Oct.Education Bug.html>. 10 Dec. Web.com/art2/uniforms/history. It may have only been in 1987 that the first public school . but not until the 1980’s has the subject of uniforms in public schools become so important. the Long Beach Unified School District in California made a mandatory uniform policy in some of its schools. 18 Nov. Web. . The school uniforms for public schools is a national debate and not a new subject.