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How better sleep relates to learning, memory, and behavior
Joseph A. Buckhalt Ph.D.
Does your high school student attend zero period classes? How do you ensure that they get enough sleep?
Should governments determine when school starts?
What time does the school bus pick up your child?
How can automobile accidents caused by sleepy teen drivers be reduced?
Earlier school start times aren't enough to ensure sufficient sleep.
Are elementary-school-age children getting enough sleep?
The California bill to start middle and high schools later was recently vetoed by the governor. What happens now?
School Start Time movement wins a big one!
If your child snores, it may be a sign of a serious disorder and should be discussed with a pediatrican.
If young children are sleep deprived, should they be starting school so early in the day?
How to determine how much sleep children and adolescents need.
Differences of opinion on ideal start times for students in different grades
Will parent pushback change Boston Public Schools bell times?
California school start time bill fails.
Is the family ready for the new school year? Here some tips for readjusting to a new sleep/wakeup schedule.
Want to know how much sleep your teenager needs?
Are later school start times enough to ensure that children and adolescents get sufficient sleep?
What Evidence Exists about Relations Between Early School Start Times and Outcomes for Young Children?
Are children with higher IQs hampered in their school performance when they sleep poorly?
A Pioneer in Child Sleep Research and Practice
American Medical Association calls for later school start times
Pediatric sleep panel publishes guidelines for children’s sleep
Keeping a regular sleep schedule in summer may be beneficial when school starts.
Sleepy adolescents who drive are a danger to themselves and others.
One study shows that benefits of later school start time are lost after a while.
Should schools start later for high school students? What about for elementary school students?
Regular sleep can aid brain development in adolescence.
A CDC study shows schools start earlier than pediatricians recommend.
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Joseph A. Buckhalt, Ph.D., is a Wayne T. Smith Distinguished professor and the former director of the School Psychology Program at Auburn University.