And since the majority of people in the US live in or near large cities many don't have any need for a car. However, some kids who live in rural places and suburbs, the minority of teens in the US do get cars while in high school. For many kids they would not be able to get to school or jobs without one. Our school had parking for cars.
Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, according to a survey of teens and young adults by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Meanwhile, about half said their high school education has provided the skills they need to get a good job right after they graduate. Researchers disputed that notion, saying it has been decades since a high school diploma was enough to earn a good living. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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A study published online as an accepted paper in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that later school start times were associated with a significant drop in vehicle accidents involving teen drivers. Researchers analyzed motor vehicle accident statistics involving adolescents in Fairfax County, Virginia, for two school years before and after the implementation of later school start times. Results show that the crash rate in toyear-old licensed drivers decreased significantly from In contrast, the teen crash rate remained steady throughout the rest of the state. The study compared motor vehicle crash rates among adolescents in the differing school start times in Fairfax County, which in the fall of pushed back school start times by 50 minutes from a. Data also were compared to teenage crashes in the rest of the state, where school start times did not change. The analysis also found that the later school start time was associated with a lower rate of distraction-related accidents. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine supports middle and high school start times of a. The AASM's school start time position statement is based on scientific evidence that teenagers experience changes to their internal circadian rhythms and biological sleep drive that result in later sleep and wake times.