HARTFORD, Conn. – Educators and officials are nearly unanimous in believing that teenage children would be better students if high school classes started later in the morning.
Study after study shows that students, especially as they get older, need more sleep. Those studies are what educators constantly refer to when they tackle the issue of trying to change school start times.
But that’s where the hard part starts.
“This is the single most complicated issue that I have been involved with in my time on the Board of Education,’’ said Guilford School Board Chairman William Bloss, “and I’ve been on it since 1999.’’
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