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How many hours to study for success

The big question every school student faces is how many hours he /she should study for success.
This is also worry point for many parents and educators.
I have seen parents pushing children to study more more and more. But how much is too much???
There is no quick fix formula, how much one should study depends on many things. Studying for more hours never applies directly for acquiring good grades.
You study to score better but how much?
Let's do a simple math here.
1. 1 day equal 24 hours.
2. 1 school day equal 8 hours.
3. Traveling to school equal 2 hours.
4. Time for a good night sleep equal 7 hours an average.
5. Time for sports equal 2 hours.
6. Time for other activities equal 1 hours.
7. Sum total of point 2 to 6 equal 20 hours.
8. Hours, remain in a day equal 4 hours.No. Of hours may vary depending on for example may be distance traveled to school.
An average a student has 4 - 5 hours in hand.
So in my opinion a student should study 4 to 5 hours a day.
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Why hawkers are not restricted from nearby schools

Is eating healthy not part of school curriculum Kids are national asset.
Do we leave our personal assets on open streets? No!
Then how come we can leave our national asset unguarded; if we do, that's cruel.
See any school building in India, outside its gates you will found hawkers selling food items.
I have nothing against hawkers, they are (perhaps) poor people and make both ends meet by selling eatables to hungry kids. But but wait a moment, Kids are national asset, hawkers are menace. So what we need to protect truly, national asset or menace?
Certainly our answer will be previous one. And if that is the case we need to protect our kids from bad food. Whether hawkers earn or not by selling eatables but certainly we loss huge sum owing to bad health of our kids.
Food sold on open streets is not a thing to eat. But our kids eat the same food everyday. What about their well being? How can we expect our kids to be champions when we cannot teach them good eating habits.
Kids are ki…