Health & Fitness

August 25, 2014 4:44 PM

Start school later and let teens sleep, pediatricians say

The American Academy of Pediatrics says starting the school day at 8:30 a.m. or later would help curb teenagers’ lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems. But changing start times isn’t easy for schools, as the Kansas City district knows.

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