Hear from the Experts
Better sleep. Better students.
Kids, particularly teens, are among those least likely to get enough sleep. Why is that? As children get older, their internal circadian rhythms and biological sleep drive change, causing them to struggle to fall asleep before 11:00 PM.* When combined with early school start times, teens seldom get their required 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night, resulting in a negative effect on their ability to be alert, solve problems, cope with stress, and more.**
Research supports that delaying school start times, even by just half an hour, can lead to improved school attendance, fewer tardy days, better grades, and improved alertness. ***
SleepScore Labs supports the delay of school start times, for the benefit of student’s safety and well-being.
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