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More Sleep for Teens? Montgomery Petition Signed by Thousands
Washington Post | 11/3/2012

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Do Schools Begin Too Early?
Education Next | Summer 2012

In Montgomery County, Md. thousands of parents have signed a petition asking the school district to delay the starting time of high school. A study published in the Summer 2012 issue of Education Next found that delaying the start time of school by one hour increased standardized test scores, with the largest increases for students with below-average test scores.

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