Why School Should Start Later Research Paper

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School Days Should Start Later Get up at 6:30, shower, get dressed, eat, brush your teeth, go to school. I never want to get up in the morning and I’m sure a lot of other people would agree! Why does school have to start so early? My first reason is that kids will get more sleep. I am sure that everyone loves sleep. Kids my age is supposed to be getting at least 8 hours of sleep at night, but most kids are receiving less than 6 hours! This is due to staying up late for homework and other activities. Studies show that more sleep will help improve focus and academic performance. If schools started later it would let kids get more sleep and do better on assignments in class and better homework because they won't be rushing to get to bed.…show more content…
After school most children and teens are involved in some kind of sports,club, or something similar. If you do have something along those lines you most likely will not have much time to do homework at night. Most kids have to do homework on the bleachers or a bumpy bus seat because they do not have as much time at home. if school started later kids stay up later and have more time for homework, sports, and activities. In the morning many studies have shown that kids are not able to fully function until at least 10:00 a.m. Many kids walk through the halls like zombies every day due to lack of sleep. If school started later kids would get a chance of more sleep. My opinion is that I could probably focus better if I had at least one more hour of sleep. Some people believe that school days should start the time they do or even earlier too! They may think this for many reasons. Some that I could think of include, that when you get older, you will have to get up at that time or maybe even earlier! I think that these people have a good point, but most work places don't open up until eight and its really not that much of a difference, and also when you are older you don't require much
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