December 13, 2018

SMART: Sleepless No More In Seattle — Later School Start Time Pays Off For Teens. “Researchers at the University of Washington studied the high school students both before and after the start-time change. Their findings appear in a study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances. They found students got 34 minutes more sleep on average with the later school start time. This boosted their total nightly sleep from 6 hours and 50 minutes to 7 hours and 24 minutes.”

As one of my colleagues once told me, the public schools are “an evil conspiracy of Morning People.” And getting enough sleep is important.

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