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Friday, October 10, 2014

Teens need to sleep in, High-School start times too early.

Lofgren Wants Congress to Consider Later School Start Times for Teens

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Research on the importance of sleep for high school students is prompting one California congresswoman to take act action. Zoe Lofgren is introducing legislation in Congress that would require the U.S. Department of Education to research the relationship between school start times and academic performance. Lofgren's action comes on the heels of an American Academy of Pediatrics study which found teenagers' school days should start around 8:30 am to improve learning. Reporter: Ana Tintocalis
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