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Education Secretary suggests later school start time for teens

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Posted at 10:49 AM, Sep 05, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-05 13:07:12-04

Good news for high school students! The U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, suggests later school start time for teens.

Duncan cited research that found well-rested students are better students.

According to the Associated Press, Duncan said “There’s lots of research and common sense that lots of teens struggle to get up … to get on the bus.” Duncan said it would be up to the individual school districts to choose what time to start.

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