The Case for Starting School Day Later

The Case for Starting School Day Later

EARLY BIRDS MAY GET THE WORM. But early class times make students—and pediatricians—squirm. If 8AM classes aren’t your thing, the government is on your side. School should start no earlier than 8:30 AM, recommends The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The agency’s position is backed by a growing number of researchers concerned about the well-being “pathologically sleepy” students, notes The Atlantic.

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