Review suggests that teens benefit from later high school start times

A review of the scientific literature by a National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project workgroup found that later high school start times are associated with positive outcomes among teens, including longer weekday sleep durations and reduced vehicular accident rates. Published in the Dec. 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, the review also found that later school start times may be associated with a decrease in tardiness or truancy.

Read the review in JCSM – High school start times and the impact on high school students: what we know, and what we hope to learn

2016-12-15T00:00:00+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Research|