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Fairfax County school officials are still weighing their options as they consider delaying start times for high school students.
The first of four public meetings on changing school start times at Montgomery County schools gets underway Monday night at Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville.
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Thousands of school kids are heading back to class this week and next week, and many of them are getting up before the sun. But one tweet from a top educator could help fuel efforts to ring that school bell just a bit later.
Decades of sleep research have confirmed what parents know: It's hard for teenagers to wake up early. Some high schools have adopted later starts but other districts say it's too complicated to shift schedules
Prince George's County Public Schools next year will test a later school starting time at some schools.
Fairfax County school officials on Tuesday plan to discuss a proposal that would start the school day later.
Sleep is an important part of academic success and in Fairfax County, some parents are fighting to give high school students a few more hours of it.
Parent groups in Fairfax County in Virginia and Montgomery and Anne Arundel counties in Maryland are going to share resources in their efforts for later start times.
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Students in Calvert County and Spotsylvania counties return to class on Tuesday. Most in the WTOP listening area will be back in class either next Monday or right after Labor Day.
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