Tuesday, June 17, 2014

WPost Editorial: Montgomery superintendent needs to finish what he started on changing school hours

STUDENT HEALTH and success were uppermost in the mind of Montgomery County Schools Superintendent Joshua P. Starr last fall when he recommended a change in school bell times that would allow for a later start for high school classes. “Adolescents are simply not getting enough sleep,” he said, citing research showing the negative effects of teenagers getting up before dawn to go to school. Unfortunately, student well-being no longer seems to be Mr. Starr’s priority; now he says he can’t support the move. That is a disconcerting setback for bringing needed sense to school schedules... 
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/montgomery-superintendent-needs-to-finish-what-he-started-on-changing-school-hours/2014/06/16/e956684e-f588-11e3-a3a5-42be35962a52_story.html

1 comment:

  1. Don't hold your breath on this one.

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