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    concentrate. I think school should start later for kids to gain a full 8-9 hours of sleep. School should start later than the usual time. On Up for Debate: Should School Start Later? It says “teens should get between 8.5 and 9.25 hours of sleep”. With the early school schedule, students acquire the average of 7 hours of sleep. Research shows that students would achieve more time to receive stuff done if school started later. As a result, students were showing up to school alert and ready to…

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    Lack of sleep poses a big problem to public schools due to the fact that most students report being lethargic during the school day. This has caught the eye of school board members and teachers alike, which leads to the question: To what extent should the school day be modified to accommodate a teenager’s natural sleep pattern? While advocacy groups would say that schools should incorporate a later start time to increase academic performance, schools, in turn, would have to pay millions of…

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    that your school started too early? As a matter of fact, I am always tired in school because my school started before sunrise. In addition, when you grow older and your kid has to wake up really early, this might affect their health. School should start later because it interferes with sleep and leads to higher rates of obesity, depression and motor-vehicle accidents among teens. School should start later because of sleep deprivation. Sadly, teens are getting enough sleep because school is…

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    Early School Start Times Endanger Teens Megan is a 16 year old girl that is a sophomore in high school. Megan normally does not get to sleep until about 10:30 p.m. each night. Often times she has to choose whether to do homework or get some sleep for the night. If school start times were pushed back just a few minutes more, maybe it could be easier for teens like Megan to wake up in the morning. Early school start times affect teenagers across the globe. Teens are not getting enough sleep which…

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    starting the school day later in the morning? That has been a discussion for a lot of school systems across the country. Starting school later takes away from a student's after school life; therefore school should not start at a later time. The problem with starting school later is that it takes away the extracurricular activities. Some students only take school serious because they need good grades to play sports. So if the day starts later there will be more students failing high school. Some…

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    A common argument against a later start time is bus tiers. The Morning Edition, an American radio news program, did a segment with a woman named Michelle Trudeau titled “High School Starting Later to Help Sleepy Teens.” She speaks on the effect of school start time and discusses how one of the key roadblocks to changing school start times is the bus tier and extensive transportation scheduling (“High School Starting Later to Help Sleepy Teens”). It is important to recognises this as something…

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    Starting School Later In The Morning Should school start later in the morning, so students could get more sleep? How would school be different if we started out the day later in the morning? Well students wouldn’t be as tired and falling asleep in their morning classes (“Start School Later”). It would be able to give the students more focusing time, instead of being drowsy during the first couple of hours of school, and not getting enough sleep at home. Teacher’s wouldn’t have to worry about…

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    early to go to school? Schools should start later because students aren’t getting enough sleep and energy they need in the morning. In many ways, schools can help support students by allowing them to start later. Extra sleep from later school times can decrease drowsiness which lowers the amount of car crashes per year. Another is improving academic achievements and learning skills. And finally sleep could help with school,sports, and extracurricular activities outside of school. “Sleep is…

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    When you finish school you go to football practice or some other extra-curricular activity. You get home around way later than normal, eat dinner, and fall right back to sleep. This is what would happen if school start times were pushed back. Pushing school start times back would make parents jobs conflict with school, cause bus transportation to become complicated and expensive, and send the wrong message. Pushing school start times back would cause parents jobs and school start times to…

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    you ask me, I am not a person who enjoys getting up early. Personally, I think school should start at a later time to help improve student’s health, grades, and attitude towards school. If school starts at 9:15 and we get out at 4:30 we will still be completing a full school day. According to a 2006 National Sleep Foundation poll, the organization’s most recent survey of teen sleep, more than 87 percent of high school students in the United States get far less than the recommended 9 hours of…

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