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Learning Curve

One cost of starting high school later in the morning

Tim Fitzsimons Feb 11, 2015
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For almost 20 years, school districts across the country have debated shifting high school start times later to allow for more time for adolescent students to sleep, which studies say helps brain development and school performance.

But an effort to push up start times by an hour in Montgomery County, Maryland, ran into trouble over the cost.

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