It turns out that sleepy teenagers may be a product of school administration decisions made back in the late-middle 20th century. American school districts are slowly returning to a more healthy, livable bell schedule, but not without resistance. [...]
If you're not sure if later school start times are the best solution for you and your family, you might want to check out the research on the subject. [...]
This Start School Later Pinterest collection shows a wide variety of concerns related to the problems of early school times and their impact on our teens' health, academic performance, safety, and emotional well being. [...]
Transportation workers (too many) diagnosed with sleep apnea in New Jersey, is cold air good for sleeping babies?, more.; late teen's mother speaks on drowsy driving, and more about how America (and the world) sleeps. [...]
In the last few years, the rise of awareness about sleep deprivation among our teens has been a primary focus for those campaigning for later bell times for high schoolers. [...]
There's plenty of blame to go around for the mood swings of teenagers, but let's be fair: a lot of it isn't their fault, it's due to sleep deprivation.
Learning and memory rely on a brain that is well rested and has a chance to "clean up" overnight. [...]