Healthy school hours make economic sense

Growing teen brains and bodies need healthy "wake-up" times

Teenagers need to take responsibility.  Early starts prepare teens for the real world.

When schools start later, student bedtimes stay the same.

Even when school starts later, healthy bedtime routines are still important

Children of all ages, including teenagers, need safe, healthy school hours.

When school starts later, extracurricular activities adjust and thrive

Students have after-school jobs no matter what time school starts (or ends).

While local schools must set individual schedules, state or federal standards can make it easier for them.

Schools have not always started so early

All school schedules, including current ones, pose challenges for many working families