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August 14, 2017

Scientists Say Teens Need More Sleep. Should States Require Later School Start Times?

A California lawmaker proposed a bill that would require the state's middle schools and high schools to start no earlier than 8:30 a.m., aligning their schedules with recommendations by scientists who say teens don't get enough sleep.

December 31, 2014

School Climate and Child Wellness: Rules for Engagement's Most-Read Posts of 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.

August 25, 2014

Pediatricians Call for Later School Start Times to Combat Sleep Deprivation

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.

September 05, 2013

Duncan: Later Start Times for Schools Is 'Common Sense'

Citing research on adolescent sleep and academic success, the education secretary suggested districts consider delaying school start times.

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