Gum: Habit or Help

By Marco Rovetto Should Gum Be Allowed In Schools?

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Should gum be allowed in schools? That is a question all students, parents, and staff have. Many people agree that is should be banned.


To Chew Or Not To Chew says "gum chewing helps students stay alert and ready to learn."

Gum should be allowed in school because just chewing something in your mouth is not a big issue. It improves your concentration. And even studies show that gum helps students in many ways. To Chew Or Not To Chew says: "research done by Kathleen Melanson, from the University of Rhode Island, has shown that chewing gum raises your metabolism by 20 percent. Gum should not be banned from schools.

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