Argumentative Essay: Should School Start Later?

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Don’t you hate waking up to your alarm in the morning? Do you think you need more sleep? According to the National Sleep Foundation, American school age children are not getting enough sleep and it is a chronic health problem. I believe school should start later to make it easier for school age children to get enough rest so they can be healthy and productive. According to the National Science Foundation Sleep Poll, school age children average 9.5 hours of sleep a night. However, the National Science foundation says they should be getting 10 to 11 hrs of sleep each night to achieve the best health and brain development. Some parents may argue that children just need to get to bed earlier. However this may not be possible for many children.

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