Argumentative Essay: Should We Make School Times Later?

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School times are too early. This has been a hot topic for quite some time now. Several school districts around the country have enacted laws that make school start time later, and they have had great results. Since making school times later they have experienced better grades, attendance rates, and higher test scores. It has saved a lot of students’ lives. Nancy Kalish writes in the New York Times: “When high schools in Fayette County in Kentucky delayed their start times to 8:30 a.m., the number of teenagers involved in car crashes dropped, even as they rose in the state.” Because of these later start times, many students have said they are more focused and much less likely to fall asleep in their first class. This country seems to like using
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