Change School Start Times: Good Idea?

01/26/2012 11:18 am ET | Updated Mar 27, 2012
  • Barrington Patch

A community forum at Barrington High School this evening, Jan. 26, will air the issue of changing the start times for the schools. It starts at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.

The positive impact on academic, athletic and other achievement for teenagers with a later school start time for teens is well-documented by studies into sleep. In short, teens who get up later in the morning seem to do better in school.

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