Pediatricians: School Should Start Later For Teens So They Can Sleep

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Pediatricians: School Should Start Later For Teens So They Can Sleep

The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a formal policy statement Monday recommending that schools with teenage students should start no earlier than 8:30 a.m. because chronic sleep loss can cause teens to become overweight or depressed, get in more car accidents, and have a lower quality of life. What do you think?

  • “But sleepy students are way easier to indoctrinate.”

    Ava Marin
    Flight Attendant Trainee
  • “No way. It’s crucial to give teenagers the skills they need to slog through life half-asleep.”

    Stan Lazar
    Band Poster Designer
  • “And why do we want teens to be happy, again?”

    Jack Kamber
    Plant Biologist