Learn About School Smart Time
Presentations From WPSBA's School Smart Time Workshop
Adolescent Sleep: The Case for Later School Start Times - Dr. Shelby Harris
School Start/End Times - Katonah-Lewisboro School District - Andrew Selesnick
Later Start Times - Putnam Valley HS - Sandra Intrieri
Let’s look at the data: What are school start times? (Click the links below)
Nationally, most high schools in suburbs (54 percent) had a start time before 8:00 a.m.
In New York state, 66% of high schools have a start time before 8:00 a.m.
California Becomes First State to Move Back School Start Times
Our students and our society benefit when young people get more sleep (Click the links below)
American Academy of Pediatrics recommends middle and high school start at 8:30 am or later
The consensus opinion of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine is that teenagers need 8-10 hours of sleep for optimal health
There are additional benefits economically to a universal move to later school start times
Here’s how other school districts have tackled changing school start times: (Click the links below)
The process undertaken by Princeton Public Schools
Look at more research and the success stories highlighted by Start School Later