August 31, 2014 9:04 AM

Let teen students sleep; they'll do better in class

Parents and teachers can attest to teenagers' need for adequate sleep, which often conflicts with their seemingly innate desire to stay up late. Without enough Zs, teen heads fall on desks during class, tardiness is more prevalent, academic performance may suffer and the risk of being in a car wreck en route to school increases, according to several studies.

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