Later school start time pays off for teens Later school start time pays off for teens
Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, the Seattle district moved the official start times for middle and high schools nearly an hour later, from... Later school start time pays off for teens

Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, the Seattle district moved the official start times for middle and high schools nearly an hour later, from 7:50 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. This was no easy feat; it meant rescheduling extracurricular activities and bus routes. But the bottom line goal was met: Teenagers used the extra time to sleep in.


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