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Testimony by Caroline Hemenway: January 27, 2014: FCPS FY 2015 Propsoed Budget

January 28, 2014 by Therese Tuley

Fairfax officials to hear progress report on study of teen sleep and high school start times

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Mon, 01/13/2014
Media Source: 
Washington Post

A group of researchers from Children’s National Medical Center will present a progress report Monday to the Fairfax County School Board on a study commissioned by the administration to implemen

Parents Of Sleep-Deprived Teens Push For Later School Start Times

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Allison Aubrey
Published on: 
Mon, 12/02/2013
Media Source: 
WAMU 88.5 FM Public Radio

Cristina Sevin is convinced there's a better way to raise teenagers: Push back the start of school one hour. Instead of a 7:17 morning bell, how about 8:18?

For Whom The [School] Bell Tolls

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Andrea Worker
Published on: 
Mon, 11/25/2013
Media Source: 
Connection Newspapers

Would you send your teenagers to school or put them behind the wheel after allowing them to down two or three alcoholic beverages? Hopefully not.

Mental health program helps Fairfax County teens cope

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Mon, 10/14/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

At a special training seminar for Fairfax County teenagers over the summer, LaNaya Butler learned how to help her high school classmates in times of crisis.

Teen sleep: Montgomery to study proposal to shift high school starting time

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Donna St. George
Published on: 
Thu, 10/10/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The Montgomery County school board has agreed to look into shifting high school starting times

Montgomery County schools chief pushes for later high school start times

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Donna St. George
Published on: 
Wed, 10/02/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

...Montgomery’s actions Tuesday come as other school systems in the region are pursuing similar ideas.

Montgomery Co. Superintendent Recommends Later Start for High School Students

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
NBC $ News Staff
Published on: 
Tue, 10/01/2013
Media Source: 
WRC 4 NBC News

Superintendent Dr. Joshua P. Starr has recommended that the county's high schools start at 8:15 a.m. -- 50 minutes later than its current start time.

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