• Later School Start Times For Teenagers Benefit Everyone - So Why Aren't We Doing It?

    7 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Starting school later in the day benefits students and the economy
    There has long been a debate about what time is the “right” time for kids to go to school. It makes sense for younger elementary school kids to sleep longer and go to school later but what about our middle and high schoolers?
    According to a new study, delaying start times until after 8:30am for all ages has major benefits - not only for our kid's mental and physical well-being, but for the economy overall.
    One of the more pervasive arguments for early start times is around transportation - schools use the same buses for...
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