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School Later Start Times Presentation to the Belmont School Committee

Logistical Thinking Behind Later School Starts

The School Committee was honored to have Dr. Judith Owens, Director of Sleep Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and an internationally-recognized authority on pediatric sleep, present The Impact of School Start Times on Student Health and Performance at the May 22 School Committee Meeting.

Please see Dr. Owen’s presentation here, and more useful information below.

Follow the links to learn more about the research:

Efforts by Schools and Districts

The stories of how several school districts successfully maneuvered daily scheduling reform in support of teen sleep research.

Belmont School Committee Meeting, May 22, 2018