Why School Should Start Later Essay

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Why Should Start Later In The Morning? 43% of U.S schools public high schools start before 8:00 a.m.(Mckibben).Studies over the years have shown that teenagers need 9.25 hours of sleep every night to be fully alert the next day.The lack of sleep from puberty change leaves student sleepy during the school day which can affect their academic performance(Mckibben).Every 2 in 3 high school students get less than 7 hours of sleep.33% of teenagers report falling asleep in school(Mckibben).School should start later in the morning for the following reasons: it gets student prepared and organized before school starts, kids wouldn’t skip breakfast, it raises standardized test scores, and it will cause concentration levels to increase. School should start later in the morning because it gets student prepared and organized before school starts.We should be able to get to school on time and enough sleep (8 or more hours) while being able to be …show more content…

Step 3: Get at least 70% of the school’s signatures or more than half of the number of students in the school signatures.Step 4:The principal has to most likely consider talking to the Board of Education about the time because of the percentage of students wanting the time changed.If you can also get parents involved that can also help.when you give the petition to your principal be respectful and organized.The principal wouldn’t want a teared paper and you are talking in an informal way to them.If you give respect the will give it right

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