The American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) says there’s strong scientific evidence to support later school start times for middle and high schoolers. When it comes to the importance of sleep, it’s all about the biology, say pediatric experts. And in a report released Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics supports pushing back start times for older kids, particularly teens, because it’s better for their mental and physical health.
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