Welcome to Start School Later West Virginia!
Start School Later West Virginia is working with statewide health and education leaders and lawmakers to ensure safe, healthy school hours in all West Virginia schools.
West Virginia also has a local chapter in Hancock County.
To contact the West Virginia chapter, please like us on Facebook or fill out the contact form on this page and let us know how we can work together!
"In a new policy statement published online Aug. 25, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends middle and high schools delay the start of class to 8:30 a.m. or later. Doing so will align school schedules to the biological sleep rhythms of adolescents, whose sleep-wake cycles begin to shift up to two hours later at the start of puberty." - Read more.