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Why Can’t We All Sleep Late?

The school run

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A new study shows that starting the school day just one hour later would help teens not just get more sleep, but perform better academically and be healthier overall.

Most high schools in the US start before 8:30am — if not as early as 7am — meaning that five days a week, teens are disrupted from their natural sleep patterns, leaving them perpetually exhausted…

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Stephanie Gruner Buckley

Stephanie Gruner Buckley

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Writer, editor, parent. Former staffer at Quartz, WSJ and Inc. magazine.