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School uniforms maketh not manners: study

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School uniforms maketh not manners: study

They are not linked to any differences in bullying or social anxiety in children, say researchers

Senior reporter

Contrary to popular belief, school uniforms don’t seem to have any effect on the behaviour or attendance of children.

This is the finding of a US study of more than 6,000 pupils, published in the journal Early Childhood Research Quarterly.

Proponents of school uniforms argue that, among other things, they promote better attendance and a stronger sense of community, which results in less bullying and fighting...

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