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By Meredith Licht
Everyday Education 

Sleep Deprivation Takes Toll On Students

 

Last updated 12/19/2016 at 5:38pm



What does it take to be a top-performing high school student?

To start, excellent grades in honors and advanced placement courses. Add to the list lots of extracurricular activities demonstrating not only a long-term commitment but also well-rounded interests including, but not limited to, clubs, sports and volunteer hours. And of course, leadership roles. Maybe even a job.

Every year I see kids who do this, many of whom struggle painfully as they try to balance all of these demands. Maintain-ing this level of engagement and commitment takes countless hours of work, leading to many late...



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