School Start Times

Should they be pushed back or kept the same?

3 reasons school start times should be pushed back

  1. Teens' sleeping habits
  2. Students would have more time in the morning
  3. Students won't have to stay at after school programs as long

Teens' sleeping habits

  1. Strong evidence has some schools pushing back their start times to accommodate teens sleeping habits.
  2. When a Rhode Island school pushed back their start time,students were more alert,less tardy,and even ate better breakfast.

Students would have more time in the morning

1.Students would have more time to get ready.

2.They wouldn't have to wake up as early.

Students won't have to stay in after school programs as long

  1. Parents would see their children more.
  2. Students would not be able to focus to do their homework at after school programs.

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