Tuesday, April 1, 2014

News U Can Use: "Later School Start Times to Teen Benefits"

"...Findings of a University of Minnesota study released Wednesday are the first to conclusively link later morning school starts to higher test scores, better grades and fewer teen car crashes.
The latest study puts weight behind an issue hotly debated by parents, students and school leaders nationwide.

“People keep asking me, ‘Is this [later school start times] really making a difference?’ ” said project director Kyla Wahl­strom, a former North St. Paul principal who’s studied school start times for 17 years. “We didn’t have the proof until now..." 

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