Late school starts for teens could help performance
Some schools are setting later school start times for teens to make it easier for themPhoto: Video by ktnv.com
CREATED Jul. 26, 2013
(KTNV) -- Could schools hitting "snooze" help our students?
Decades of sleep research have confirmed what parents know: It's hard for teenagers to wake up early. That's why some school districts around the country are pushing back the start time.
A later first bell can improve attendance and performance. But, there are downsides too: some districts find it too complicated to shuffle schedules for buses.
Still, 60 percent of U.S. public schools open after .
Start times in Clark County vary.