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Children in the U.S. Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep

According to a recent survey, children in the United States aren’t sleeping enough, and scientists are warning that it’s affecting their education. In the 2016 – 2017 National Survey of Children’s Health, 49,050 parents of children between the ages of 6 and 17 years old shared how much their child slept. Researchers compared this information with measurements known as flourishing markers, including if the child did all of their homework, whether or not they were curious about new things, if they cared about doing well in school, if they were committed to finishing tasks, and if they stayed calm and in control when faced with a challenge.  Read more....

 

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