Persuasive Essay On School Day

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High school start a time that us unwise for teens to be awake. Most high doh schools start at an average of 7:59 in the morning. Students under these circumstances have to be at their bus stop by 6:30-7:00. The students school day technically starts at 6:30. The previous time that students have to get up to get ready for school.
“If you think it 's too hard to return schools to healthier house, here’s a sampling of schools in 45 stated that have done it already or are doing it in the next school year. While some of these schedules aren’t ideal, they all give students a chance for healthy sleep than the typical American middle school and high school. Hundreds of school communities across the USA-and beyond- have found ways to make this happen
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Already districts in 44 states have moved to later start times for middle and high school students. The results have been swift: When schools have delayed the start of the school day, communities have seen reduced tardiness, as well as improved attendance, graduation rates and standardized test scores, studies show.”
The article “Let Them Sleep? Later School Start Times Improve Graduation and Attendance Rates” states that, “A new study by Pamela McKeever of Central Connecticut State University and her colleague Linda Clark found that delaying high school start times to 8:30 a.m. and later significantly improved graduation and attendance rates.” (Malatesa) If high school students show up to school more often when school starts later, that why should we not change the time. The students will show up more often which means that students grades will go up. Which also means that there will be more students graduating.
There are many teens who suffer from depression. So why not get rid of one of the causes. Teens who do not get the right amount of sleep are likely to have depression. The article “The Impact of School Start Times on Adolescent Health and Academic Performance” states
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