Persuasive Essay On Why School Should Start Later?

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Imagine that you’re going home from school but when you get there it is already dinner time because your school starts later because of the schedule change. This makes it so you can not do as many activities since it also ends later. This is why school shouldn’t start later.

One reason school should not start later is that there would be problems with transportation if it did start later. “Later start times would require some districts to invest in additional buses and drivers, which can be costly.” This is because they also need to transport the high school students to a different location. “Many parents might not be able to drive their kids to school before work.” Because, for example, the person who drives you to school starts work at 7:50, but now school starts at 8:30 instead of 7:30, so now the student would be late, the school would need another driver, or the person who drives you to school would have to change work hours. Thus, problems would arise with transportation if school started later than normal. …show more content…

One way this is happening is that “later dismissal times could cut into after-school jobs and could create scheduling conflicts for families.” This is due to school also ending later because if it didn’t there would be less time in school. “Since starting later means ending later, there is less time for after-school activities such as sports, dance, and music.” This could mean that people would stay up longer because they have less time to do things in the afternoon. Moreover, families would have little time to do things together for these

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