Let the Kids Sleep: The Argument for Starting School Later


A lot of people worry about whether or not they get enough sleep. While there’s no single answer to how much sleep a given individual needs, one thing we’re pretty sure about is that younger people need more sleep. Starting school later in the mornings would help teens sleep more, and would improve life in a variety of ways.

This video was adapted from a column Aaron wrote for the Upshot. All the sources are available there: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/29/upshot/schools-are-slow-to-learn-that-sleep-deprivation-hits-teenagers-hardest.html

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