Other Current Research Supporting Later Start Times Includes:
MIAA (Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association) has issued a position paper on starting later.
New York Times (December 12, 2018)
- Seattle School District Changed Start Time from 7:50 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
- Student sleep on average changed from 6 hours and 50 minutes per night to 7 hours and 24 minutes per night.
- 4.5% increase in grades
- Increase in punctuality and attendance
Science Advances (December 12, 2018)
Sleepmore in Seattle: Later school start times are associated with more sleep and better performance in high school students
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