Half of parents favor later school start times for teens” by the Mental Health Weekly Digest says that, “Lack of sleep has been linked to mental health problems, increased risk of motor vehicle accidents and a decline in school performance.” In other words this explains that not school and other things are benefited by more sleep. If teens get more sleep then they will do better in school and will be safer around school. This will improve all aspect of school grades, test, and behavior. That will lead to more successful students and more teens going off to college. The benefits of
It is scientifically shown that kids tend to stay up late, which leads them to waking up at a later time. Why is it crucial that schools start at a later time? First, sleep deprivation in teens is found to be related to the early start times of their schools. Secondly, starting school at a later time will benefit the school financially and improve its reputation. Lastly, kids perform better in school when received enough sleep.
Letting school start later will let students have more sleep than they normally get. When students have more sleep, it will improve their health. It will also let the students have better thinking throughout the day. It will make students have the ability to not have to get up early to go to a place they learn for 7 hours or more a day. This will let the students be able to sleep in and stay up later because they will know they do not have to go to school at 7:30 in the morning.
In Conclusion, schools should start later than they usually do. It would be very beneficial for high schoolers for many reasons. A couple of those reasons are for grades, attendance, and sleep. “School timings not only affect the sleeping habits, but also the daily functioning of the body (Early)”. Not only the amount of sleep we get isn’t good, it’s bad for our body and the worse our body gets, the less we focus and the less energy we have.
Another reason is most jobs available today, start at early times and if students don’t start learning now to go to sleep at a decent time and get up early, will they ever? If people are used to having to get up at 8:30 am to go to school and then they all of a sudden have to go to work at 6:30 am, they will most likely be late. Most places of employment take being on time very seriously so they could potentially lose their job if they don’t come to work on time. So that is why the divide between parents who want school hours to stay the same and who want school hours to start later is split pretty
Even though there are some cons about schools starting later there are more pros for starting schools later. In conclusion, the start time for Middle school and High School should be later than it is now. Schools should start later because not enough sleep can cause permanent damage and not enough sleep can affect school work/grades. Tell your teachers, principals, and other staff about why schools should have later start
High school start a time that us unwise for teens being awake. Most high 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. Then students school day technically starts at 6:30 in the morning. The previous time that students have to get up to get ready for school.
Schools should start later in the day so students can get enough sleep to fully function. Starting school early in the morning can have huge effects to a student's health, academics, and attendance. First of all, not getting enough sleep can affect someone's health in future. Second, many students may fall asleep in class and miss vital information for an upcoming test. Finally, as a child get older their internal clock change and it is very hard to get the recommended 8 1/2 - 9 1/2 hours of sleep.
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
One reason is that it interferes with some teens’ part-time jobs. Some people feel that schools to start later because kids can get extra sleep and not be tired throughout the school day. This is not accurate because some people might go to sleep very late and not get enough sleep for school when it starts later. For instance, if a student goes to sleep at 3:00 AM and their school starts at 9:00 AM, they’re not going to get that much sleep because they have to wake up early to get themselves and their items ready and then they’re going to be sleepy throughout the