Teens may get more sleep when school starts later – In a national study of urban teenagers, researchers found that high school start times after 8:30 a.m. increased the likelihood that teens obtained the minimum recommended amount of sleep, benefiting their overall health and well being.

In a national study of urban teenagers, researchers in the Department of Biobehavioral Health at Penn State and colleagues found that high school start times after 8:30 a.m. were associated with later wake times and longer time in bed.

http://news.psu.edu/story/496335/2017/12/01/research/teens-may-get-more-sleep-when-school-starts-later

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