The Importance Of Sleep In School

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Ringing pierces through one 's ears as a typical Tuesday begins, school starts at 8:00 A.M and it’s now 7:00 A.M. As one’s body starts to function they still feel fatigue; due to, the lack of sleep from the night before their minds aren’t processing things like the brain normally would. Once arriving at school the lack of energy continues throughout the day. Would another hour of sleep make a difference? While some people agree, many others disagree, I fall upon the side that supports this idea. It has been proven by many doctors that one hour of sleep, indeed does make a difference in a person’s day. According to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, “Adults should aim for …show more content…
After getting ready one walks outside listening to the birds sing as the day has already begun. Today will be a great day. This is a visualization of how a school day may begin if starting at 9:00 A.M, the student wouldn’t need caffeine to stay awake since they’ve had an extra hour of sleep. Overall, school should start late because of the physical and mental problems happening with school starting early, and all of the benefits it has. Regardless, of the non ending counterarguments there will always be doctors and researchers who study sleep for a living, Dr. Owens who studies sleep confirms,"Circadian rhythms dictate that most teenagers can 't fall asleep much before 11 p.m.," "And if they need 8½ to 9½ hours of sleep—do the math. They are best suited to wake up around 8 a.m." I fall among the side who agrees, there has been times where I’ve only slept three hours because of homework, school should start late to give the students what’s best for them: sleep. Yes, not all students will take advantage of the extra hour that’s given to them, in the long run they will regret it sitting in different classes all day feeling drowsy. Because, when it comes down to it everything is about time management. What side do you fall upon? Does time really make a

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