Aug 24, 2015 ... The CDC's Youth Risk Behavior Survey in 2011 showed that 69% of U.S. high
school students get fewer than 8 hours of sleep on school nights, ...
This means that an early wake-up call (5 or 6 a.m. to allow many teens to catch
buses or commute to early-start schools) not only allows 6 or 7 hours of sleep per
Aug 25, 2014 ... Only about 15 percent of U.S. high schools start at 8:30 a.m. or later, and ... Here
are some facts and tips from the National Sleep Foundation:.
Uncover the pros and cons of later school start times. Adolescent sleep can be
tricky, so stay informed with the National Sleep Foundation.
Health advocates are pushing districts to move the first bell later for adolescents.
Improving kids' school performance isn't just about rigorous classes and great ...
Aug 17, 2015 ... And while teenagers are going to bed later, their school start times are .... took
pride in being practical, grounded in reality, and wedded to facts.
Proponents of later start times, who have received considerable media attention
.... similar, except for the fact that some schools start earlier and others start later.
Aug 13, 2015 ... Starting school later can help improve an adolescent's health, academic
performance and quality of life.
Sep 11, 2015 ... Sleep Scientists Say School Days Should Start Later ... The fact that more sleep
makes teens (and adults) healthier and better at learning isn't ...