Why More Schools Are Letting Their Students Sleep In

February 27, 2015 1:14 PM

2 0

Why More Schools Are Letting Their Students Sleep In

It can be downright Sisyphean to get a teenager out of bed. Just like adults, they're often significantly sleep-deprived -- and the first period bell is doing them no favors.

Adolescents have been steadily logging fewer hours of sleep over the last 20 years, according to a recent study. Surveys from the early 1990s found that 52 percent of 15-year-olds and 36 percent of 18- year-olds got at least seven hours of shut-eye a night, LiveScience reports. For teens in 2011 to ...

Also read: Najdawi scores 30 to lead The Citadel past Colgate 108-101

Read more

To category page

Loading...