Changes in routines associated with the end of summer, a lack of sleep, academic stress, poor hydration, and prolonged screen time may contribute to higher levels of kids' headaches in the fall, doctors speculated.
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August 17, 2015
December 31, 2014
Rules for Engagement's most popular posts of 2014 covered school lunches, violence, discipline, civil rights, health, and a whole-child approach to education.
December 22, 2014
A new study suggests those reading at night using an electronic device had poorer sleep than those reading print.
October 24, 2014
While research supports moving start times to allow teens to sleep longer, the Fairfax County, Va., district's move shows it's not always an easy decision.
October 21, 2014
A German study finds boosting artificial sunlight in morning classes may help students concentrate.
August 25, 2014
Later start times in high school and middle school would accomodate shifting sleep-wake patterns associated with puberty, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new position statement.
March 14, 2014
Research from the University of Minnesota suggests adolescents may perform better and experience fewer problems when school starts at 8:30 a.m. or later so students can get more sleep.
December 05, 2013
A new University of Cincinnati study finds parents, peers, and school environment are more likely to predict a teenager's sleep habits than puberty alone.
September 05, 2013
Citing research on adolescent sleep and academic success, the education secretary suggested districts consider delaying school start times.
March 21, 2013
A new report on school start times shows homeschooled students match best with researcher recommendations. That's in no small part because of the short commute.