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Teen Sleep Deprivation

One Teen’s Crusade To Make Sure His Classmates Get Enough Rest

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living

Matthew Daniels, a junior at Unionville High School in Pennsylvania, knows how to make all of his classmates happier, healthier and safer with just on...

Why School Start Times Play A Huge Role In Kids' Success

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living

Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia did it. Seattle Public Schools is doing it. Madison School District in Wisconsin is considering doing it. A...

Why We Must -- And Can -- Start School Later

Terra Ziporyn Snider, PhD | Posted 04.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Terra Ziporyn Snider, PhD

Returning schools to later, healthier, safer, evidence-based hours is a reform with the potential to improve the health, safety, and academic achievement of all students. What are we waiting for?

Why Stanford Is Training Teens To Preach The Importance Of Sleep

The 74 | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living is a non-profit education news site, devoted to telling the stories of schools, teachers, parents and America's 74 million kids. Acc...

Is Sleep Worth The Price?

Sharon Peaslee | Posted 02.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Sharon Peaslee

With so much research showing that teens need more sleep why aren't all school districts switching to later start times? Some say it costs too much, but does it really?

Rebecca Klein

Pediatricians Officially Want High Schools To Start Later | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents

Studies have shown that it helps, top education officials have recommended it, and now doctors are officially saying the same. On Monday, the Amer...

Robin Wilkey

Massive Study Could Change The Way Teens Sleep | Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.24.2013 | Parents

If you think you’re not getting enough sleep, maybe you should look at your kids. In light of reports of a teen sleep deprivation epidemic, rese...

Why Teens Need More Sleep

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 06.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

Teenagers in particular may be at risk of chronic partial sleep deprivation due to changes that occur in sleep as they go through puberty. Teenagers need to sleep about nine hours, and as they get older, they tend to sleep less.