Sleepy 101: Help Teenagers Learn How to Improve Their Sleep While Having a Little Fun
District Holds School Start Times Discussions
Feedback from October 2019 Focus Group Discussions
School Start Time Survey results/analysis - May 2019 - Presentation to the BOE 6/24/2019
Video Introducing the School Start and End Times Survey (4/30 - 5/10 administration)
Video summarizing some key points for consideration related school start times
Update to the Board of Education March, 2019
DRG A - Instructional Hours and School Start and End Times - January, 2019
Overview and notes from focus group discussion October, 2018
School Start Time Conference in Washington, DC. attended by Dr. Luizzi Spring 2017. Data shared with stakeholders
Hanover Study - School Start Times (October 2017)
Hanover Study - School Start and End Times Survey Analysis (2018)
Start School Later conference held at Trinity College and attended by Dr. Luizzi and Ms. Carlson (BOE Chair) on October 27, 2018. Data shared with stakeholders
Bell Options developed by Transportation Advisory Services (TAS)
November 19, 2018 Board of Education presentation by TAS on Bell Options and Board discussion
December 3, 2018 Board of Education discussion regarding school start times
December 17, 2018 Board of Education discussion regarding school start times
Study links later middle, high school start times to better student achievement
Teens slept 45 minutes more a night when their school district tried a new scheduling strategy
Los Angeles Times - "Sleep Education" Must Play a Role in Discussion about School Start Times (November 14, 2017)
Los Angeles Times - Kids Need More Sleep, but Forcing Schools to Push Back Start Times Is not the Answer (Septtember 10, 2017)
Washington Post - Letting Teens Sleep In Would Save the Country Roughly $9 Billion a Year (Septmber 1, 2017)
Wall Street Journal - Schools Start How Early? How Families Juggle Mornings that Vary Widly (August 31, 2016)
Washington Post - Doctors Urge Later Start Times for Teens (September 5, 2014)
Washington Post - Blue Light from Electronic Devices Disturbs Sleep, Especially for Teenagers (September 7, 2014)
Washington Post - The Big Number: How 48 Minutes of Extra Sleep Helped Teens (August 16, 2019)
Los Angeles Times - Do Later School Starts Help? More Research Is Needed (September 22, 2019)
Hartrford Courant - Why We Need to Let Our Children Sleep (June 16, 2019)
Wall Street Journal - Teens Snooze, Grade-School Students Lose (September 26, 2019)
Education Week - High School Naps May Boost Learning for Sleep-Deprived Teenagers (August 1, 2019)
Pediatric Sleep Physician from Yale University Dr. Craig Canapari's website
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - "Schools Start Too Early"
National Sleep Foundation "Backgrounder: Later School Start Times"
US News - "Parents, Educators: Later High School Start Times Yield Mixed Results"
Psychology Today - "Starting School Later is not Enough"
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) - "Later school start times for supporting the education, health, and well-being of high school students"
NCBI - Longitudinal Outcomes of Start Time Delay on Sleep, Behavior, and Achievement in High School
Cochrane - "Later school start times for supporting the education, health, and well-being of high school students"
American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement - "School Start Times for Adolescents"
Start Times and Elementary Students
Budget in New Canaan stays within guidelines
Bell Time Options Analysis
DRG-A School Start Instructional Hours
Scenario A and B
School Bus Logistics