Argumentative Essay: When Should School Start Later?

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Around seventy percent of kids are sleep deprived. If schools had later start times then, kids and teenagers would be able to have extra hours of sleep. Lack of sleep can be associated with many risky problems, that can lead to serious consequences. If schools started later, then, kids and teenagers would not have to deal with serious problems that are involved with sleep deprivision. There are many problems involved with being sleep deprived. Many problems can be harmful to children and teens. If school started later, then students could avoid sleep deprivision and the problems that occur from it. The serious consequences of not having enough sleep can be lower grades, nutritional defects and sometimes even depression. There can …show more content…

If school started earlier than nine and eight in the morning lots of things could change even though it would only be an hour or even two hours of a difference. Lots of things could be a problem such as students parents work schedules and extra-cirricular activities. Parents work schedules could be a problem because if school start time get pushed, then parents would have to go to work earlier than their kids. This is a big problem especially for younger kids because young kids need help to get ready for school, and they would need someone to supervise them. Extracurricular activites can get affected because students who are involved with sports, music groups and other organizaions usually meet for several hours after school. If schools change their start times, these activities will be pushed to later in the day. This will make it difficult for students to partcipate and still have enough time to study, complete homework, participate in social activities and then get to bed at a reasonable hour. This is why school districts should keep the school start …show more content…

School should start later because sleep deprivition is a big problem that can lead to many consequences in children and teenagers. Some extra time to be able to rest can be very beneficial and starting later start time can

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