Here's some benefits to having an after school job, which a change in schedule could make difficult for high school aged students.
Cell phones and other screens in the bedroom are associated with children losing sleep time and sleep quality, a new study says -- even when kids don't use them.
This research shows that earlier times could be tough on kids.
This article describes a district who changed times, but it didn't go so well with the community.
This one considers the impact of start times for younger kids and compares the effects across socioeconomic groups.
This resource could be useful to anyone trying to argue that this change is going to be a problem for our daylight hours.
A well articulated perspective against changing school start times.
From the CDC. This is their official opinion on school start times.
From the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
Published by the American Academy of Pediatrics
Has all of the three scenarios.
KTVA Broadcast that we watched in class
This article has testimony from high school aged students from different viewpoints.
We read this one in class together. This is a good place to get started.
This article talks about easing parent's and student's fear of change.
A parent's perspective on the issue of school start times from the economic standpoint.
A Newsela adapted article explaining the results of the RAND corporation's findings.
This resource references many complex studies and summarizes them so they are readable.
The results of Seattles changes in start times.
This page has key findings and details and links to the the full analysis. The full analysis is 57 pages. See the Newsela Article for a condensed version.