Welcome to Start School Later Arlington, TX!
District School Start Time Committee recommends AISD start all high schools after 8:00 AM.
"Early school start times are toxic for adolescents"
Debbie's reaction to the recent American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement on adolescent sleep and school start times as a guest columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram
WFAA, September 2014 Arlington ISD convenes district committee to study school start times.
CBS 11 DFW, August 24, 2014. The American Academy of Pediatrics issues a policy statement that all middle and high schools should start after 8:30 am.
Debbie Moore, Director of Start School Later Arlington, TX (@DebbieOMoore) is interviewed about a dangerous route to school that many Arlington students take, worsened by pre-dawn hours. - CBS 11 DFW Feb 20, 2103
Arlington Moms Want School Bells to Ring Later
- NBC 5 DFW October 22, 2012
Arlington, TX parents push for Later School Starts
- CBS 11 DFW October 12, 2012
17% of students report falling asleep at the wheel while getting to school.
"If changing high school start times by an hour saves one life, don't you think it's worth it? I say yes."
Start School Later Arlington's founder, Debbie Moore, was also featured in the Star-Telegram.
Start School Later Arlington is committed to protecting the health and safety of public school students by advocating for reasonable school start times and working in a positive manner within the local community.
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