Is it sleep or morning sunshine that teens need – or both?

A new study from Northwestern University, reported in Chalkbeat, looked at start times for schools across the US, and noted that increased exposure to sunshine in the morning correlated to higher test scores for high school students.  We know that sleep is also a factor for this age group.  The irony is that most districts start their elementary schools later and high schools earlier – exactly the opposite of what the biological and learning needs of the students require.  What happens in your district?

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