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If you are interested in working for later, healthier, sleep-friendly hours in a Chicago area school district, please fill out our contact form on the right. This group includes the Chicago Public Schools system, the 3rd largest public school system in the nation, as well as the many other districts in the Chicago Metropolitan area.
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Check out this video made by the Barrington Public Schools to see how a school district that wants to make a change brings the community on board.
Former CPS CEO Arne Duncan endorses later school start times...
Dr. Nitin Soorya is a board certified physician and parent. He decided to launch Start School Later's Chicago chapter because he sees first hand the detrimental effects of our nation's sleep deprived lifestyle in his work and understands the growing sleep research that is impacting the health and safety of our youth.