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School Uniforms Should Be Expelled, Most Experts Say

Whether schools should mandate a uniform is a controversial issue.

Some believe wearing the same clothes smooths out inequality. Others see uniforms as authoritarian; believing them a symbol of repression, stifling freedom of thought and individuality.

We asked five experts from various fields whether school uniforms should be compulsory. Rather surprisingly, among the experts at least, there was little division.

Whether schools should mandate a uniform is a controversial issue. (Image: Getty)
Four out of five experts said no

Here are their detailed responses:

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