Do you have a GPA that is lower than you expect? It could be that you’re not getting enough sleep or you’re going to bed too late on school nights.
The change to H.S. start times in 1 Md. county from 7:17 to 8:30 AM can’t come soon enough for leaders of key parent groups.
Duke Univ. examines 7 common fears about the influence of mobile technologies on adolescents’ safety, social development, cognitive performance, & sleep.
Research suggest starting high school as late as 10 or 11 AM. A compromise would be not starting class while students are still asleep.
Schools are, once again, called on by scientists, doctors, parents, and advocates to adjust start times for HS students to no earlier than 8:30.
It blows our mind that some high schools will be ringing the first bell even earlier this fall, flying in the face of decades of research.
If you’re not getting enough sleep, it could keep you from applying what you learn to new situations over the long term, research suggests.
A Md. county considers, again, starting high school after 7:17, because teen sleep patterns put kids at risk of failure if they don’t get enough sleep.
Studies have been on record for years, and the Amer. Acad. of Pediatrics has now issued a call to start school later so teens can get some more sleep.
A sleep study by Maryland’s Dept of Health & Mental Hygiene seems destined to become law. It will study sleep needs of high school students.