Student Daily News
By Andrew Withey
Issue: Should chewing gum be banned in schools?
Yes, gum should not be banned from school. Gum shouldn't be banned from school because it can help many students in everything academic wise. "Research show that chewing gum actually improves learning by increasing brain activity and focus." Chewing gum can also cause distraction because the student/s maybe sitting in class blowing bubbles with the gum and being distracted, also it can be a janitorial nightmare.
Gum can help you academic wise by making you stay focused and on task. Also gum might be a distraction.
Gum can help stay focused
"Gum chewing helps students stay alert and ready to learn."
Chewing gum can cause distraction because they might just blow bubbles in class and not pay attention.