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    Start Time In High School

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    High school start times may vary depending on one’s location and lifestyle. The National Center for Education Statistics reports that in America, most range from anywhere between 7:00 to 9:30 AM. In San Diego, the average start time is 7:30 AM according to a study conducted by KPBS. These early start times take quite a toll on teens, both mentally and physically. Some extreme results of early start times may include conditions such as obesity and depression. San Diego teens are at a large risk…

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    An issue that is hotly debated is the current early school start times. It is clear though, that school should start later for middle and high school students, because the current early start times cut into kids’ sleep, and reduces their overall performance because of lack of sleep. One reason that school should start later is because the students are not getting enough sleep. For example, cdc.gov says, “The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that teenagers aged 13 to 18 years…

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    Reasons Why Schools Should Start Later Most students go to school early, come home longing for sleep, and stay up long hours into the night doing homework. However, this is detrimental to their health and performance. Many school boards assume that tired teenagers are just part of the high school experience. They do not see sleep deprived teenagers as being a big enough problem to change the school start times. On the other hand, many sleep experts recommend that schools begin later because…

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    Families will now have time to sit down together to enjoy a meal before their kids leave for school. Because of the timing of school, extra or not, the school district is questioning whether they should or should not have school start later. Sheridan’s school district number two should have later school days because of the additional time, more effective learning, and sleep. The first reason why school days should start later into the day is because of the additional time for things in the…

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    15% of middle school students fell asleep in class because of lack of sleep. School start times should be later. Later school start times have students that have better grades. Schools that start later, having students with better moods. Earlier school start times have a negative effect on students’ mental health. Later school start times have students that have better grades than other schools that start later. Schools have overall improved academic performance by starting later and having…

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    Does Making School Start Later Really Make a Difference? Many Americans today young and old have work or school commitments that require them to be awake and alert prior to 7:00 am. Because of the hectic schedules and time constraints of classes this could cause individuals to feel tired, moody or even doze off during important lectures. Studies have proven that young adults between the ages of fourteen and their early twenties could benefit a great deal from starting their school day later.…

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    School Start Later

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    School Day Should Start Later The beginning of the day,also known as morning, affects certain ages . Many teens don’t agree when it comes to arriving at school at such early timing. Many students are faced with daily problems due to this. However, some could say they overcome these problems ,but many can’t. School starting at a later time should occur because students would have more time to sleep, wouldn’t have to rush, and would have more focus. First and foremost, many young teens are faced…

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    well most middle and high school kids have too. I believe that the starting time for school should be pushed back later in the morning. In the article entitled “ Should School Start Later?” also the short video “ Should Students Start School Later in the Morning? Also a infographic ” Schools should start later because students need more sleep. In source #1 Should Schools Start Later? In the text it states,”40% of High schools start before 8 am and 20% of middle schools start at 7:45 or…

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    Should school make school time start later? Scientists study that kids show up on time, showing up alert and ready to learn, and kids get more sleep. First, kids would show up more on time. In the text it said “Some kids have trouble getting up on time for school.” It also said “For kids that walk to school, it’s dangerous to walk in the dark.” Sometimes in the morning it’s dark outside. In the passage it also said “Kids will make less trips to the nurse because they’re not tired.…

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    Later School Benefits

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    Unfortunately, teens are unable to obtain the correct amount of hours per night. Later school start times would be beneficial because the schools would see an impact on attendance, increased school performance, and based on several studies, students would receive the recommened amount of sleep. The psychological effects would greatly outweigh the negative effects caused by an early start time. Getting a later school start would benefit numerous individuals and would create a few improvements…

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