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  • Why School Should Be Shorter

    School days should definitely be shorter and everyone agrees. There is a large amount of wasted time during the school day. Everyone would benefit from a shorter day. Students would get home much faster and have more time for homework and other activities after school. Teachers would also have more extra time to grade papers and come up with new, fun assignments. Both teachers and students agree that the day should be shorter.
    Studies show that over-working students can actually hurt their learning by “burning the students out.” It would be more beneficial to students’ learning to have shorter days. Everyone could still get the same amount of learning done. Teachers would be able to assign more homework and more projects because students would have so much extra time after school.
    Shorter school days would lead to healthier students. Because of the shortened school days, students would have more time to be active after school. The shorter school days would also benefit our sports teams. Teams of all sports would have more time to practice.
    The shorter school days would also lead to students having more fun after school. This extra fun would eliminate stress. Stress can cause many problems such as causing grades to fall. Stress can also lead to personal problems such as weight gain and problems at home or with friends. With a shortened school day, there would be less of all of these problems.
    Shortened school days would also benefit the amount of sleep everyone gets. With after school activities and homework, many students are staying up much later than they should. With a shortened school day, students would be able to finish all of their work and activities earlier and would be able to get more sleep. As Benjamin Franklin says, “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man (or student) healthy, wealthy, and wise.” This extra sleep would be a huge help to everyone including students, teachers, and administrators. The extra sleep would lower stress levels and give everyone more energy.
    The shortened school day would also allow students and teachers to spend more time with their families. With after school activities and homework many students find it hard to spend time with their family. In a time where everyone is getting less social and more into technology, the long school day does not help to promote spending time with family. Studies show that students who spend time with their family on a regular basis are less likely to do drugs, drop out of school, lie, cheat, or steal. The extra time spent with the family would be appreciated by all.
    School days are much longer than they should be. A shortened school day would benefit everyone at the school, including students, teachers, and administrators. The extra time after school would help all of these people in everything from sports to stress to family. A shortened school day is a great idea that would be appreciated by all.

  • Yes, school should be short.

    I think kids need to at least have 4 hours of school so we can learn and see our family before we go to bed and have the same thing happen again over again, and we should maybe have less homework to do so we can be kids while we are.

  • YESSSSSSSSSSS shorter dayssss

    Less school, less work, less stress, and if the school day doesnt end shorter, it leads to students staying up late doing hw, but if the school day did end early the student could get all his/her hw done early and get more sleep wich gives them more energy for the day.

  • School days should definitely be shorter.

    There are many students with after school activities or helping sessions after school almost every day. Some of them even last for hours after school. With the school days being so long, some of the students don’t get home until almost 6:00 o’clock. Once they get home they usually have homework too, that usually gets finished by 7:00 or 8:00 o’clock. Then with all of the things you do at night like eat dinner and get a shower, you won’t get to bed until almost 11:00 o’clock. There are a few benefits of shortening the school days. One benefit is getting home earlier to do what you need to do before going to school the following day. Another benefit of getting home earlier is getting to study longer, which could also make your grades rise. The last benefit is getting able to spend more time with your family. We all know schoolwork comes first but there also has to be time in your schedule for your family too.

  • Whatever the first guy said

    School days should definitely be shorter and everyone agrees. There is a large amount of wasted time during the school day. Everyone would benefit from a shorter day. Students would get home much faster and have more time for homework and other activities after school. Teachers would also have more extra time to grade papers and come up with new, fun assignments. Both teachers and students agree that the day should be shorter.
    Studies show that over-working students can actually hurt their learning by “burning the students out.” It would be more beneficial to students’ learning to have shorter days. Everyone could still get the same amount of learning done. Teachers would be able to assign more homework and more projects because students would have so much extra time after school.
    Shorter school days would lead to healthier students. Because of the shortened school days, students would have more time to be active after school. The shorter school days would also benefit our sports teams. Teams of all sports would have more time to practice.
    The shorter school days would also lead to students having more fun after school. This extra fun would eliminate stress. Stress can cause many problems such as causing grades to fall. Stress can also lead to personal problems such as weight gain and problems at home or with friends. With a shortened school day, there would be less of all of these problems.
    Shortened school days would also benefit the amount of sleep everyone gets. With after school activities and homework, many students are staying up much later than they should. With a shortened school day, students would be able to finish all of their work and activities earlier and would be able to get more sleep. As Benjamin Franklin says, “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man (or student) healthy, wealthy, and wise.” This extra sleep would be a huge help to everyone including students, teachers, and administrators. The extra sleep would lower stress levels and give everyone more energy.
    The shortened school day would also allow students and teachers to spend more time with their families. With after school activities and homework many students find it hard to spend time with their family. In a time where everyone is getting less social and more into technology, the long school day does not help to promote spending time with family. Studies show that students who spend time with their family on a regular basis are less likely to do drugs, drop out of school, lie, cheat, or steal. The extra time spent with the family would be appreciated by all.
    School days are much longer than they should be. A shortened school day would benefit everyone at the school, including students, teachers, and administrators. The extra time after school would help all of these people in everything from sports to stress to family. A shortened school day is a great idea that would be appreciated by all.

  • Homework needs to get decreased

    Schools have to much homework so if u get out of school at 1:30 then u don't get your homework done till 3 or 4 pm.I think that if we didn't have any homework than it would help us to be more active and be more interactive with our family members

  • School days should be shorter

    Children would be much more healthy.When students go out to recess,Its only a fraction of the time students should play outside.Going home earlier would allow kids to keep healthy knowledge,and good health.Its better than staying inside all day with barely any outside play.Students should be able to see their parents more than staring at a whiteboard,and they should be as healthy as possible

  • Shorter days are needed !!!!

    I am a child that is suffering now with these long school days. I have to wake up at 5 and leave my ouse by 5:30 in order to make it to school on time. By the time i get out of school and finish my activities after school i get home at 11. Then i am too tired to even do hw or even study for a test if we have one the next day.

  • School days should be made shorter

    I think school days should be made shorter because kids cant study when they learn a lot and then have to remember it and then do homework. And some kids have after school activities. So after their back at around 7 o clock and then have homework and have to go to bed

  • School days should be 4 hours long

    Should make school days shorter, i mean, 8 hours?! Come on thats like way to long!!!!!!!! Really should make the length of how long school days should be from: 8 hours, to: 4 hours. Sure its a good time to everyone else, but not me!!!! And if it isn't working for you, FORCE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • No

    Children already are lacking in education, shortening the school day would decrease the amount of time a child has to learn. With the decrease funding in education, our school days have already been cut which ultimately hurts the children. We need to increase funding in order to pay our teachers for the longer hours.

  • What's wrong with you people?

    You guys want no homework for students. Then you want shorter school days. And then you want students to be paid to go to school. This is all crap. The students SHOULD get homework, SHOULD have school for 6.5 hours, SHOULD go to school without pay. How can students learn with no homework and 3 hours of school?

  • I say no to shorter days.

    I do not think we need shorter days because, if the days happened to be shorter kids would have more free time where they would play video games, sleep, watch tv etc.. Things that well aren't going to get you a good job. Kids need more time in school to focus on things that are way more important then sitting around doing nothing. Yes sometimes i agree school days are long but honestly when I think actually think about they should be longer beause now a days kids forget what they learn't so quick. Thinking i'm pretty sure lots of kids arent going to have decent jobs when they are older due to lac of education. Also the school sceduals should be moved around so they learn the more important things when they can focus better not right when they wake up. Thank you.

  • No shorter school days.

    Kids will get more education. The kids will also have a longer summer if the school days are longer! Also, if they have more time in school, they will have more work to do and have more time to be with their friends which means less homework. They will have more friend time.

  • No

    School days should not be shorter. Over the years, they have seemed to shorten as it is, and I don't believe kids are getting a proper amount of knowledge in their classes. To shorten the classes anymore would certainly not benefit the students any. I think the length school days is just fine.

  • Keep it where it is

    Making days longer will be adding what is essentially "tune out time" at the end of the day, I can't imagine much more getting absorbed from disinterested students. On the other side, shortening the days would require there to be more of them, which also won't be happily embraced. Keep days where they are, as flawed as it is, it's the optimal length for retaining information.

  • No, if anything, they should be longer.

    School days are already rather short. Shortening them further doesn't seem to accomplish anything. In addition, nowadays, parents often work, and longer school day means that kids will have less time to themselves where they can get into trouble. To keep up their interest, it would probably be better to give kids more time to do things they enjoy interspersed with a longer school day, rather than shortening the day.

  • Shorter days won't leave enough time.

    In school we have ample time to do things. If days are shortened, we would be rushing to do everything class. School should stay the same to keep the time in school good for us kids. In my studies, some students want to go to school. From a student, Andre.

  • Hell to the naw, Kids.

    NOTE: it would be nice if school started later, But then it has to end later as well.
    To all of you kids on the 88%: think of the parents!
    As a person with a child, I need to work to make money for my family. And for me to do work, I need my children to be in school so i can go to the office. (Trust me: you will agree with me once you have a child. )
    I cannot pick them up earlier. I do not want to spend money on a nanny or afterschool for them either.

  • We will be dumb if school is shorter!

    Dumb i tell you! Boys and girls need school! If they learn nothing, They can't do as much when they grow up! And only four hours! ? Really! ? That short of time and well have longer school years! Yes, The days are short, But the year will be longer! Not shorter! .


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ASHLEYDUBH says2015-12-10T20:51:14.953
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