Why Later Start Times Improve High School Student Performace
For the week of April 6th, 2014
Remember getting up really early for that 7:30 a.m. class in high school? According to a recent University of Minnesota study, that struggle to roll out of bed doesn’t mean that a teenager is lazy. Research shows that teens’ bodies need more sleep, and starting school later boosts academic performance and improves students’ health. On this week’s Access Minnesota, Dr. Kyla Wahlstrom discusses the many benefits of letting high schoolers sleep in just a little bit longer.