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The Science Behind Later Start Times in our Schools

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Many experts in the medical community are promoting the idea of later start times for our middle and high schools.  What is the impact of the lack of sleep on adolescents’ health?  Is there evidence that supports delaying school start times? In this podcast, Dr. Bert Mandelbaum, chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Penn Medicine Princeton Health, and school physician for the Montgomery and Hillsborough school districts, discusses these and related issues with NJSBA’s Ray Pinney.

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