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Massachusetts Is Waking Up to Sleep-Friendly Schools

Terra Ziporyn Snider, PhD | Posted 04.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Terra Ziporyn Snider, PhD

Later, healthier, sleep-friendly school hours are a change whose time has come in Massachusetts. In the past month at least three districts have announced plans to delay the start of the school day to give students a chance for healthier sleep.

Why We Need a Longer School Day

Eric Schwarz | Posted 07.11.2012 | Education
Eric Schwarz

More time in school does not have to be a drag in order to get real results. I've been asked, "Don't the kids hate being in school for longer hours?"

Extended Time or Quality Time

Randy Miller | Posted 02.15.2012 | Education
Randy Miller

Based on what I am experiencing at my school, I can honestly say that our extended time or extended school day isn't working.