Better Sleep May Boost Young Students’ Grades

Improving elementary school students’ sleep habits might give their grades a boost, new research suggests.

The study included 74 children in Montreal, aged 7 to 11, who were enrolled in a six-week school program to improve their sleep habits.

An average increase of about 18 minutes of sleep each night led to significant improvements in report card grades, especially in English and math, according to the study published recently in the journal Sleep Medicine.

The National Sleep Foundation has more about children and sleep.

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