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School Issues: School Uniforms

Central Research Question: Should all schools have uniforms?

Grade 5
Articles with Reading Levels: 5.0-5.9
Grade 6
Articles with Reading Levels: 6.0-6.9

Article Name: Parent't Tell Shoe Company: Shoe Style is Unfair to Girls
Source: The Guardian via Newsela (Ed Newsela Staff Version 600)
Author: Maev Kennedy
Date Published: August 23, 2017
Guiding Question: How can school uniforms be unfair to certain students?
Grade level: 5.9

Article Name: Issue Overview: Should Student's Have to Wear School Uniforms?
Source: ProCon.org via Newsela (Ed Newsela Staff Version 560)
Author: N/A
Date Published: November 23, 2016
Guiding Question: What are some reasons people say school uniforms are bad?
Grade Level: 5.6

Article Name: For Homeless Kids, School Uniforms are Just One More Problem to Overcome
Source: Washington Post 
Author: Petula Dvorak
Date Published: September 1, 2016
Guiding Question: How do school uniforms cause problems for homeless students?
Grade level: 6.9

Article Name: Court Rules a Public School's Uniform Shirt Hurts Free Speech
Source: La Times Via Newsela (Ed. Newsela Staff Version 720)
Author: Maura Dolan 
Date Published: February 20, 2014
Guiding Question: How might school uniforms violate the right to free speech?
Grade level: 6.8

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Above Grade 6.9

Article Name: Perfect Fit: New Zealand School's Uniforms Can Be Worn by Boys or Girls
Source: The Guardian via Newsela (Ed Newsela Staff Version 560)
Author: Eleanor Ainge Roy
Date Published: March 24, 2017
Guiding Question: How are schools allowing for students to have a choice in their uniform?
Grade Level: 4.6

Article Name: School Uniforms in the U.K. Let Kids Be Who They Want to Be
Source: The Guardian via Newsela (Ed Newsela Staff Version 590)
Author: Chitra Ramaswamy
Date Published: June 23, 2016
Guiding Question: How are some schools using uniforms to help students show who they are?
Grade Level: 4.0

Article Name: The Impossible Question of Public School Uniforms
Source: Racked
Author: Stephie Grob Plante 
Date Published: May 3, 2017
Guiding Question: What are some of the historical reasons that public schools have uniforms?
Grade Level: 10.1

Article Name: How Ugly School Uniforms Will Save Education
Source: Time
Author: Belinda Luscombe
Date Published: March 25, 2014
Guiding Question: How can uniforms help schools with common problems?
Grade Level: 9.2