What would you do with two more hours of sleep each night? Many students would say that it would help them complete school work and get enough sleep to not be tired throughout the school day. Students who are not well rested show up to class drowsy and not ready to learn, however students who get decent hours of sleep each night come engaged and ready to learn. Schools in the United States should have later start times because it is important for teenagers to get eight to nine hours of sleep at night and people’s bodies are not built to get few hours of sleep.
Should Schools in America Start Later Many kids in America come to school tired and not ready to learn. Being tired can effect your child's grades. Parents might not realize that their child is falling behind because of lack of rest. Teenagers should get up to 9 1/2 hours of sleep yet many kids only get up to 7 hours of sleep.
Do kids really need to get up before daylight just to get to school on time? The answer is no. School should start later. We need more sleep for our brains to function right,also our circadian rhythm changes as we get older making us go to sleep and wake up later, too.
Also more kids will be able to get their homework done because they have more time. However kids may be interested in their classes because they are not tired and the wont flunk. Another reason to have school start later because we’ll have more time to do more things like get a whole breakfast. Also be able to be Healthy because we will have time to Eat there Breakfast.
When it comes to students grades on a regular scheduled school day, grades are usually low due to students being too tired to do their homework. However, if school were to begin and end later in the day I think that students GPA’s would improve dramatically. Schools that begin and end later, can help their students to not be as tired when school is over and can give them more courage to do their required work. Finally, students could have more time to study for important test and ask question they might have about lessons they learned that day.
“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.”- Thomas Dekker. Schools should have a later start time because kids who have time to get ready in the morning and have time to eat breakfast feel more energized, more focused, get more involved in class, and have a better memory. Students focus better during the day with more time to sleep, more time to focus on homework, and more time to devote to activities in the evenings. These are reasons why schools should have a later start time.
21% of teen motor vehicle accidents are caused by drowsy driving. Many teens everyday are complaining about their school start times being way too early. Teen tiredness is now considered to be a public health pandemic. School starting at a later time is beneficial because it helps students catch up on sleep. It helps students stay out of trouble. And it helps students ability to learn.
I’m pretty sure most people hate getting up super early in the morning to get to school. Am I right? Well I think it’s the worst! In my opinion, I think school should start later because it is better for one’s health and it’s better for students’ concentration in class. One other reason why school should start later is because it is more convenient.
Many people argue whether school start times should stay the same or become later in the day. Most students already don't get enough sleep during the night and that can affect their learning experience in school (Wahlstrom). However some positive effects can still come from waking up early in the morning and getting to school around the same time. Although good can come from waking up early in the morning and sleeping in, students still need later school starting times to improve their overall health.
Why Schools Should Have a Later Start Time Did you ever know that there are ways to help students improve their health by having their school time start later? There are many things that can change when schools have a later start time. There can be improvements and could make some new problems too. Someone against school starting later can bring up many issues. These issues could be, what about transportation?
We would also have time to get breakfast which some of us don’t most of the time. The school will even have less tardy excuses since the students will have more than enough time to get ready. I just stated a few reasons why school should start later, but there are many more. The main reasons why school should start later are because of one’s health and it’s better for students’ concentration in class. If this happened you could sleep in longer on a Monday
Difficult Nights rey Underdahl, Per. 5 The kids who attend Sherwood Schools and many other schools start way too early for them. The schools start at 8:00am for the kids and end at 2:50pm, some kids have to wake up at six o’clock to have enough time for their busses. Kids don’t have time to do sports, homework, and get at least 8 hours of sleep.
When schools switch to later start times they find huge decrees in unexcused absences and tardiness. They will also see positive student growth with test scores and grades. Finally, there would be a wonderful change in depression and other mental illnesses that are now too common in teens. Starting school later would help increases attendance. When the University of Minnesota conducted a survey that studied schools that started after 8:30 PM, they found that there were a twenty-five percent decreases of unexcused absences.