To Chew or Not to Chew gum
Why chewing gum should be allowed in school
Chewing gum helps students stay alert and ready to learn. The movement of the jaw can help keep students awake. It is scientifically proven that chewing gum raises your metabolism by 20 percent. It is also said to be healthy because it avoids overeating. Chewing gum has had a significant increase in test scores over a 14-week period and students received better grades than those who had not chewed gum.
Sugar-free gum has helped reduce cavities by 70 percent
Raises your metabolism
Chewing gum raises your metabolism by 20 percent
Raises your grades
It has been scientifically proven that chewing gum raises your grades
Why chewing gum shouldn't be allowed in school
It can be pretty annoying
Chewing gum in school can be pretty messy. It can be a nuisance for both teachers and students. Teachers and staff say it's distracting and annoying. It can also hurt somebody. Somebody can choke on it while talking or step on some in the hallway and fall. People also believe it can give you cavities from all the sugar.