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Do school uniforms help improve the learning environment?

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Started: 10/26/2012 Category: Education
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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bmonnia

Pro

Do school uniforms help improve the learning environment? Yes , it keeps kids that's less fortunate stand out . the uniforms conceal their hardships which are dealt at home. These uniform are a symbolic form of a hero.What is a hero? Is it someone who is willing to sacrifice their life for another? Is it someone who prevents the downfall of another human being? Is it someone who defends our way of life? None of these questions can sum up to what a hero is. A hero is someone who will stand tall infont of the weak. A hero is someone who can stand against a majority. A hero is someone who voluntarily gives up their dreams to give that same chance of dreaming to someone less fortunate.The students wouldn't be focused on everybody appearance ,But their education.
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Con

The challenge is self-refuting. It states that a hero is someone who will stand tall in front of the weak and who can stand against a majority. Where compulsory wearing of uniforms is enforced, the wearing of uniforms is a majority, and the uniform is no longer a symbolic form of a hero.
This, however, is a non sequitur in relation to the challenge statement. It states, "Do school uniforms help improve the learning environment?" I take it that Pro is answers the question with "Yes." I would answer "No." This is because the degree of neatness of a uniform is noticeable. Furthermore, other factors besides uniforms such as cell phones, watches, etc. all have an effect on social status and can be indicators of hardships at home.
Uniformity in dress does not indicate a greater focus on academic studies. Citing schools that are academically successful and whose students wear uniforms are countered by the fact that there are well performing schools which do not force their students to don a uniform.
I take notice Pro"s bad grammar.
Debate Round No. 1
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Vote Placed by emj32 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Conduct because of forfeit, Spelling/Grammar because Pro had little of it. Not sure where Pro was going with the 'hero' argument, thus arguments also go to Con.
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro's argument was bizarre, yet refuted nonetheless. Pro forfeited, sacrificing conduct.