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Allison Aubrey. Parents of Sleep-Deprived Teens Push for Later School Start Times. NPR Morning Edition. December 2, 2013.
DNews. Why Teens Should Sleep In On School Days. (youtube video) September 6, 2013.
The Start School Later Movement, Wikipedia.
Lack of sleep blights children's education. BBC News. May 7, 2013.
Russell Foster. Why teenagers really do need an extra hour in bed. New Scientist (Opinion). April 22, 2013.
The Post's View: Two more districts consider later start times for high school (Editorial). Washington Post. March 9, 2013.
Sleepless in America (Editorial). Education and Health. Vol.30 No. 3, 2012.
Louella B Amos, MD and Lynn D'Andrea, MD. Waking Up To The Unique Sleep Needs of Adolescents. Contemporary Pediatrics. Oct 2012.
Bora Zivkovic. When Should Schools Start in the Morning? (Blog) Scientific American. May 20, 2012.
Terra Ziporyn Snider. Later School Start Time as a Public Health-Issue (Commentary) Education Week. May 18, 2012
Do schools begin too early? Education Next. May 3, 2012
Fairfax revisits high school start times. Washington Post (editorial). April 18, 2012
Susan Redline, MD, MPH. Peter C. Farrell Professor of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Later School Start: Highlight from How America's Sleep Deficit is Damaging Longterm Health. (YOUTUBE video)
Leigh Ann Morgan. Pros and cons of later start times. Sleeping Resources. 1/17/12
Leigh Ann Morgan. How do early and late school start times affect the mind? Sleeping Resources. 1/11/12
Leign Ann Morgan. The effects of sleep deprivation on school attendance and drop-out rates. Sleeping Resources. 1/9/12.
Leign Ann Morgan. Are sleep deprivation and teen obesity related? Sleeping Resources. 1/4/12
Lynn Moore. Why do high school kids go to school so early? Because that's the way it's always been. Muskegon Chronicle. 12/14/11
Jeff Deitz, M.D. Children's Sleep: Time for a Wake-up Call. HuffPost 12/11/11
Nicholas Christakis and Erika Christakis. Why are we depriving our teens of sleep? Later
start times would improve school performance, so why can't we make the switch?
TimeIdeas. Nov. 18, 2011.
Leigh Ann Morgan. Could Later School Start Times Improve Academic Performance? Sleeping Resources. December 7, 2011.
Brian A. Jacob and Jonah E. Rockoff. Organizing Schools to Improve Student Achievement: StartTimes, Grade Configurations, and
Teacher Assignments. September 2011.
Scott E. Carrell et al. A's from Zzzz's? The Causal Effect of School Start Time on the Academic Achievement of Adolescents. October 2010
Steve Herrell: Sound reasons for later start. Gazettenet.com. July 7,
Mel Riddile. Time Shifted: Is your school jet-lagged? The Principal Difference. March 14, 2011.
Lufi D et al. Delaying School Starting Time by One Hour: Some Effects on Attention Levels in Adolescents. J Clin Sleep Med 2011;7(2):137-143.
Matthew Kirby, Stefania Maggi, and Amedeo D’Angiulli. School Start Times and the Sleep–Wake Cycle of Adolescents: A Review and Critical Evaluation of Available Evidence. Educational Researcher 2011 40(2):56–61.
Lamberg, Lynne. High Schools Find Later Start Time Helps Students' Health and Performance. JAMA 2009;301(21):2200-2201..