Should the Minimum Driving Age Be Raised

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Should high school start an hour later? What time should the school day begin? School start times vary considerably, both across the nation and within individual communities, with some schools beginning earlier than 7:30 a.m . and others after 9:00 a.m. Districts often stagger the start times of different schools in order to reduce transportation costs by using fewer buses. But if beginning the school day early in the morning has a negative impact on academic performance, staggering start times may not be worth the cost savings, as said by, Dr. Finley Green. I say that the school time is great the way it is. My reasons are that I’d rather be home an hour earlier to get rest and have time to finish any school or house chores or watch my little sister, and my last reason is because I want to have time to have fun with my friends when I am finished with my priorities. I think school should not start early and stay the way it is because, as soon as I get out of school, I need to go straight home and finish my homework while helping my little sister with hers. Since my dad and stepmom go to work all afternoon, I stay home and watch my little sister, while helping around the house and helping her do her homework. Proponents of later start times, who have received considerable media attention in recent years, argue that many students who have to wake up early for school do not get enough sleep and that beginning the school day at a later time would boost their achievement . A number of

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