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Why Teens Need To Start School Later

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gail Gross

What you may not realize is that your child is not lazy at all. In most cases your teen is just not getting enough sleep. Now, schools across America are recognizing this and starting to take action accordingly.

Why Thousands Of Students Are Getting Longer School Days

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 11.13.2013 | Parents

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Thousands of students in five states will be spending more time at school. More than 9,000 students are attending select, hi...

Arne Duncan: Schools Should Start Later

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A later start to the school day could help teenagers get the most from their classroom time and local districts should consider delaying...

Joy Resmovits

Can Sleeping Improve School Performance?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.03.2012 | Education

In high school, Melissa Edwards woke up at 6:30 a.m. to catch a bus. It was dark, she was tired and the school's 7:15 a.m. morning bell forced the St....

WATCH: Harvard Professor Argues For Later School Start Times

Posted 03.14.2012 | Healthy Living

As part of National Sleep Awareness Week, the National Sleep Foundation's annual campaign to remind people about the importance and value of sleep, Th...

Battling Robots; Bullies Back Off; Party Scandal!

| Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

What Is the Democratic Function of the White House's We The People Petition Website?

J.H. Snider | Posted 12.20.2011 | Technology
J.H. Snider

The recent story in the WSJ ridiculing the "we'll-take-any-question politics" of the White House's new petition website is a chatty, well-written article, bereft of any curiosity about democratic function.