During this time in which students can’t rely on a set schedule such as waking up for school, teens are more likely to get less sleep than the recommended 10 hours, reports The Los Angeles Times’ HS Insider section.
Distance learning gave students the freedom to do as they please without someone reminding them to do their work. As a result, teens are more lenient when it comes to their sleeping schedule. Most teens relied on that routine of waking up early for school to keep them on track.
Junior Samantha Mills is one of the many students who used to wake up every day at 6 a.m. to drive her and her sister to school. She would avoid sleeping late to be more cautious about drowsy driving.LATimes.com