In 2004, Phyllis Payne co-founded "SLEEP in
Fairfax." She and another parent hoped to influence the school system to
let older kids sleep in.
Once again Fairfax County is looking into whether high schools should
open later to accommodate students' "natural sleep cycles," this time adolescent sleep patterns
Children's National Medical Center sleep medicine division
Fairfax County Public Schools
school day start times
Start Later for Excellence in Education Proposal
June 6, 2013
Chairman Moon, and Esteemed School Board Members,
They’ve been watching the world from malls, gas stations, and other
public places for decades, but now, surveillance cameras are becoming a
standard, even expected, fixture in school hallways.
It was once common for elementary-school teachers to arrange their
classrooms by ability, placing the highest-achieving students in one
cluster, the lowest in another.