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The implementation of later high school start times is complicated.
For the eighth time in 24 years, the Fairf
[SLEEP Co-Founder Phyllis Payne sent this letter to members of the school board on June 11, 2012.
Of the things that worried Gwendolyn Ward when her daughter Christina
walked to school, crossing the road didn’t top the list.
Watch this 1 minute and 42 second video!
The sky is pitch-black at a school-bus stop in Olney, and it might as
well be midnight for 15-year-old Joe Palmer. His eyes are open, but his
brain feels stalled.
The effect of evaluation on employee performance is traditionally
studied in the context of the principal-agent problem.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Dr. Dale, Chairman Strauss and Esteemed School Board Members,
Think of teenagers as early shift-workers who suffer the most social jet
lag. They go to school at their biological equivalent of midnight with
profound consequences for learning and memory.
Three grassroots groups in the DC Metro area—the Montgomery and Anne
Arundel chapters of Start School Later (SSL) and SLEEP in Fairfax—are
joining forces to push area school systems to provide