A school uniform, ?to be or not to be? is the question for many schools?s today. Many schools are beginning to adopt school uniforms while others are still resistant. In David Kommer?s article Beyond Fashion Patrol: School Uniforms for the Middle Grades, he talks about his positive experiences with school uniforms. He should know because he is the principal of Lake Center Middle School in Los Angeles, California. Kommer highlights the middle school adolescents feeling of well-being, parental support, improving school pride, and overall better school atmosphere due to school uniforms. He also gives some advice of how to begin a school uniform policy successfully.
The author begins his article by talking about the problem of gang violence in today?s schools. Uniform policies are being used to help prevent gang violence in some areas. In his experience it didn?t solve the gang problem completely, but
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