By Emily Mosh

Doctors say high school students need up to 10 hours of sleep each night and adults need eight hours. Researchers at the National Sleep Foundation in Arlington say neither group is reaching that goal. Local high school students believe they have far too much homework to sleep that long.  Some, like Rockbridge High School junior Sarah Ritter admit procrastination is an issue. As for college students, Dr. David Copeland of the Virginia Military Institute says cadets are unlikely to feel rested because of their rigid schedules.

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