In an experiment that everyone in the education world is going to be hearing a lot about, middle and high schools in Seattle delayed their starting times until 8:45 AM.
Researchers found that it resulted in more sleep for students, and better attendance and grades.
You can read more about it at:
Teens get more sleep with later school start time, researchers find at the Science Daily.
Sleepless No More In Seattle — Later School Start Time Pays Off For Teens is from NPR.
Starting School Later Really Does Help Teens Get Sleep is from The NY Times.
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