Persuasive Essay: Why The School Day Should Start Later

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Why the School Day Should Start Later How many hours of sleep do you need per night? How many hours of sleep do you actually get? Many kids or teens can’t answer these questions without having to think about the night before or the morning; a night filled with homework, sports practice, or a game. All of these take up time, but how much of that time is used for sleep? “The average amount of sleep that teenagers get is between 7 and 7 ¼ hours. However, they need between 9 to 9 ½ hours..(“Sleep in Adolescents: Nationwide Children’s Hospital”) The school day should start later in the day because kids can get more rest, have better focus throughout school hours, and go to school at a lighter and safer time in the morning. First thing to remember
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