One doesn't need to look any further than Bill Clinton's address itself to understand the hypocritical nature of this argument.
The court ruled out that the rights that every American is guaranteed by the First Amendment to Constitution, applies to every student and that schoolchildren, "do not shed their constitutional rights at the schoolhouse gate." People who support uniforms argue that an absence of uniformity can lead to a disruption in the school.
However, it has to be noted that assumption plays a larger role than prudence in this claim.
However, the examples of violent behavior that he cites are all related to students in the age-group 15-17.
Across US, elementary and middle school students are being required to comply with the rules of school uniforms, while at the same time, juveniles - who, as statistics show, are involved in most illegal activities - are being excluded.
Students can always find ways to tweak the code as per their taste.
Uniforms, to some extent, may prevent the students from displaying their fashion sense.
There is an ongoing debate on the need of uniforms in schools.
Proponents and opponents, both have valid points to back their claims on this contentious issue.
In Fort Lauderdale, a 15-year-old student was robbed of his jewelry.