Study: Students' scores improve with later high-school start times

03/13/2014 | KSTP-TV (Minneapolis)

Researchers from the University of Minnesota have found that students at high schools with later start times have higher grades. Funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the study of 9,000 students in locations across the country found improved attendance, standardized test scores and academic performance in math, English, science and social studies at schools with later start times. Students also were more likely to get eight hours of sleep and have fewer issues with drugs, alcohol and other risky behaviors.

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