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.
Imagine having piles and piles of homework and you don't have time to finish it, you have to end up staying up late to finish it. The next morning you have to wake up at 6:45 and school starts at 7:35. This is a struggle that many kids have to face every day. In school many kids are tired and some even fall asleep.
Starting Schools Later Most student would agree that more sleep is better. Some students say that they feel way more energetic and can concentrate more if they got enough sleep. Do you feel any different from getting enough sleep? High schools have moved over to a later start because of the benefits of getting enough sleep. If schools switch to a later start time students will have the chance to get more sleep.
Bzzzz! Bzzzz! The alarm sounds. Still exhausted and tired, the teen student smashes the snooze button. The student has become lethargic because of the copious amounts of homework and studying having to be done.
A crisis is destroying our nation. Students are forced to wake up early and in the process, they are being tormented and damaged. Later school start times would be beneficial and solve the problem... but, the trouble is, only 20% of the whole nation has start times at 8:30 am or later. Therefore, to solve the dilemma, schools should start later because it’s beneficial to children’s health, makes their learning more effective, and youth would have a better status of mood.
You are sitting in your classroom and the teacher is teaching the class a new lesson. You start to fall asleep and soon you wake up and realize that you have an assignment and have no clue how to do it because you had fell asleep during class. Now you have to go up to the teacher and embarrass yourself by asking the teacher to reteach the lesson to you because you fell asleep in class. Schools should start later and students wouldn’t have this problem. Students that don’t get that much sleep every night affects them when they get older as well as also right now.
Middle schoolers’ grades declining, laziness, and absences can all be caused by lack of sleep. Most Middle schoolers don’t get the greatest amount of sleep for school. Observers have noticed kids being lazy or yawning due to lack of sleep. Why not start school earlier? There are several reasons why schools should start later.
When i was starting middle school i had to wake up an hour earlier which made me feel more tired causing me to want to sleep during class. Ring ring my alarm was going off at 7:00 to get ready for school it felt like i had just gone to bed. I wake up and is half asleep just barely getting through the day. I would be going to class tired and not able to focus missing some of the lesson that was being taught. If i could wake up later then i would be more focused during class and could get better grades.
A recent study shows 85.5 percent of students believe school should start after 9 am. Schools should start between between 9 and 9:30 am. Later school start times will improve students grades. Students cannot focus on self care with early starts. Students are more aware of what is going on at school with later starts.