Children Need More Sleep To Perform Better In School
Sleep experts are cautioning
“Adolescents have the biggest struggle because their bodies want to stay up later and sleep in,” Leadly said. “With the early school start times, it’s even more important that we teach our teenagers to develop discipline.”
Leadly notes that data shows teens need nine to 10 hours of sleep, and school-aged children need 10 to 11 hours for their minds to be their most receptive to learning in the classroom.