School Start Times Benefits

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In Letting teens sleep in would save the country roughly $9 billion a year, Christopher Ingraham attempts to persuade the reader that later school start times would result in significant economic, and health benefits, despite short term cost deficits. Based on the evidence provided in the article, it is clear that Ingraham uses data from an “exhaustive new study by the Rand Corporation” to validate his argument, targeted toward the United States federal government as an audience. With this data, the author provides a favorable reason in arguing that later school start times should be implemented, boasting the fact that “The United States would realize $9 billion in economic gains”. Although it is stated that short term cost disadvantages would
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