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Do Schools Begin Too Early? - Education Next : Education Next


Proponents of later start times, who have received considerable media ... many students who have to wake up early for school do not get enough sleep and that ... for adolescents: an increase in the amount of sleep needed and a change in the ...

School Start Time and Sleep - National Sleep Foundation


"I hope this is a wake up call to school districts and parents all over this country," said Lofgren. "With early school start times, some before 7:00 a.m., adolescents ...

Survey finds U.S. schools start 'too early' | Science News for Students


Sep 10, 2015 ... The school bell dings too early for U.S. tweens and teens, a survey finds. ... p.m. But to get to school on time, they have to wake up as early as 5:30 a.m. A ... It does this by investigating disease outbreaks, tracking exposures by ...

Schools Start Too Early | Features | CDC


Aug 13, 2015 ... Most American adolescents start school too early. According to a ... Adolescents who do not get enough sleep are more likely to. Be overweight ...

Research: Early School Start Times Hurt Students, Hinder ...


Sep 9, 2015 ... "Educators tend to think that adolescents learn best in the morning and ... By forcing students to get up "too early in their circadian cycle," schools are ... with a relatively simple step that does not require new teaching methods, ...

Study: Most teens start school too early in morning to get enough sleep


Aug 7, 2015 ... But 83% of schools do start before 8:30, according to a new study. ... When school starts too early, "they're waking up at a time when their brain ...

N.J. schools make teens wake up too early, CDC says | NJ.com


Aug 6, 2015 ... N.J. schools make teens wake up too early, CDC says. 2SCHOOLOO.JPG. Early school start times are preventing adolescents from eating enough ... number of hours each year, but it does not dictate what time schools open, ...

Valley View: Teens aren't made to wake up early


Aug 16, 2014 ... As the school year draws menacingly close, ready to pounce upon countless fearful youths, so too do their alarm clocks reappear. For a lucky ...

Stop starting school days so early, doctors say - CBS News


Aug 25, 2014 ... "I see a lot of teenagers who are tired and have problems in school because they have to get up so early," said Deray, who ... "Teenagers' bodies release melatonin later than (adults') do," Deray explained, referring to a ... activities would end too late; teenagers would have no time for aft...

Am I Waking Up Too Early? - KidsHealth


I go to bed at 10 p.m. and sleep well, but I wake up at 7 a.m. and find it hard to fall asleep again. Why is this happening and should I do something about it? ... Not all teens wake up later in the summer. ... Once summer vacation starts, lots of people have the luxury of sleeping in because there's no need to get up for school.

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U.S. Schools Kids Start Too Early, Study Finds - NBC News


Aug 7, 2015 ... America's teenagers are starting school too early, in spite of studies showing ... But research shows that teenagers often can't help staying up late. ... to help kids get more sleep but found it would cost $21 million a year to do it, ...

Wake Up Calls (Fast Facts) - Start School Later


Aug 24, 2015 ... A large majority of American high school students did not meet the ... Girls are less likely to report getting > 7 hours of sleep per night than boys, ...

Most U.S. Schools Start Too Early for Kids to Get Enough Sleep: Study


Aug 6, 2015 ... "Early school start times, however, are preventing many adolescents from getting the sleep they need. ... which really does fight against the biology of the high school students," she said. "They really can't get up early enough.