Outdated legislation should not be the cause of our country 's future to be at risk, schools should start later in order to mend the growing problem of time management and achievement among students. As the history of the current start times are explained, the illogicality of them present themselves. As one article reported, the early start times originated because, “...adolescent sleep shift weren’t understood, and the cost savings of running the fewest possible buses in three cycles was appealing” (Snider). This simply proves the belief that the current school starting dates are outdated because they were formed hundreds of years ago from schools, who didn 't understand the science of teen health, that wanted to start school save a few pennies from having less buses.
Even 1 hour of rest could be the difference between you falling asleep in classroom and not understanding the material to being attentive and understanding everything that is being taught. When the students are awake, they become smarter, and when they become smarter their test scores begin to rise. When the test scores begin to rise, our world education ranking improves, and that is just what we want to see. The issue for students who attend school at 7:30 in the morning, is they don’t hesitate or think twice about falling asleep. After school, sports, and homework, the average student need at
These teenagers, are getting themselves in some serious accidents just because, they have to get up early for school. I believe is schools start at a more later time, you would see lesser car accidents. According to an article by Amy, "In a recent study of 8 US high schools that delayed their regular start times, researchers found improvements in kids grades, attendance and car crash
First, millions of middle and high schoolers are fighting with their alarm clocks as they go through another educational school year. Most students struggle to get up early, and parents scuffle just to get them out of bed and off to school. Anne Wheaton, the lead author and epidemiologist in the CDC’s Division of Population Health, said in a statement, “Early school start times, however, are preventing
In the morning I am and most kids are tired, I am never fully awake for school. Lauren Schloss said "I was tired for the first few hours of school," the same goes for me and many other people I know. Sometimes I sometimes forget what we learned, and I can not focus. And this all comes from lack of sleep.
“Over 20% of U.S. middle schools start the school day at 7:45 a.m. or earlier.” I think it’s time for our school to change, too. Starting school at 7:46 doesn’t allow middle schoolers to get enough sleep. In our class, 60% of kids only get 8 hours of sleep or less. Mrs. Schwabenland, 7th grade Critical Reading teacher recommends this, “There are two times in life where you grow the most - when you are a baby, and when you are teenager.
Of course if a student starts earlier that means that they will also finish quicker than previously expected. This provides many benefits. Some of these benefits include further increasing the student's mind and being able to achieve their goal even quicker than originally planned. The second reason students should be allowed to graduate a year earlier is to join the workforce.
This quote showed me that early interests could carry you a long way later on. Three salient things I wish I’d been aware of prior to my college experience are taking advantage of my extra curricular activities in high school, being more social, and attacking my grade point average early to ensure 100% success. As an incoming freshman you’re mainly focused on getting away and obtaining freedom, however during that first semester, you tend to forget your goals and purpose of attending college. Prior to me becoming a student at Prairie View A&M University, I wondered how I would pay for college because I knew my mother
In a United States poll, about 73% of students say that they “don’t like school.” That is a huge percent of students that don’t like school or don’t want to go to school. So the question is, how can we change this? What can we do as a community to put a stop to this, to help the students?
-robert greene I picked this quote because teachers are not going to going to hold you hand throughout high school. Their just their just their to teach the students who want to make it in life and some do not care if you pass or not. My grades have changed since I first started high school they were really good at first but then I got side tracked thinking I would pull up my grades last minute.
In a survey conducted of eighth grade students, 100% of the students found that school starts too early in the morning. In an interview with twelve-year-old Luke Lesser, “My school starts at 7:50 A.M. and I don’t want to wake up. When I go to school, I’m very tired and my brain is not ready to function...at all!” Like Luke, many students across the country find themselves not ready to process information when they first get to school.
Given that first issue starts out at home with language barriers when parents are not able to assist their child with the problems they may need help with. But, may continue when certain high schools are only interested with their top 10 graduates or in other words the students with the highest honors, or are just wanting you to get your degree and get out of there depending on the school and the area that it is in. A study done by the University of Georgia did an analysis on Hispanic high school seniors on track to graduate who were all invited to participate in a program to transition them from high school to college. The entire goal of this program was to increase the number of students who applied to college. Luckily this programmed increased
But test prep is only part of the picture, with much of the test-score differential originating far before any student even thinks about standardized testing. From the beginning, Biamonte (2013) explains, students from higher-income families have more opportunities: they attend better, higher-funded schools with more rigorous curriculums, AP classes, and dual credit, all of which impact standardized test performance. Consequently, higher-income students have an advantage over their lower-income
If the schools started later in the day absences would drop. Students being late is a big problem in their grades. Kids wake up early in the morning because sometimes their schools start early. When they wake up early in the morning their body still says that it is time to sleep. If we have classes that are later than kids will attend school more and get more sleep.
Oh man I am so tired! In some school’s they start at 8:00 and one school starts at 7:17 am. Most of the kids are still half asleep. How can you prevent this from happening. In the article, “Should School start later” By Lisa M. Herrington, it addresses the positives and the negatives of having school start earlier.