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Research about School Start Times

Sleep Health Journal: Special Issue on School Start Times (December 2017)

Start School Later Website
The Impact of later school start times on health
Why would a later school start time support success?
Teens may do better when school starts later
Pros and Cons in relation to sleep
Later school start times benefit students and the economy
APA Statement on School Start Times
Middle School Start Time Research

Impacts of Start Time Change on Elementary School Students (courtesy of Wayland Public Schools' website)
Keller, Peggy S. et al, Earlier School Start Times as a Risk Factor for Poor School Performance: An Examination of Public Elementary Schools in the Commonwealth of KentuckyJournal of Educational Psychology, online June 16, 2014.

Appleman, ER, K Stavitsky Gilbert, R Au (2015), School start time changes and sleep patterns in elementary school students, Sleep Health (the Journal of the National Sleep Foundation), 1(2).

Heissel, Jennifer and Norris, Samuel, Rise and Shine: The Effect of School Start Times on Academic Performance from Childhood Through Puberty (April 20, 2016).

Finely Edwards, Do Schools Begin Too Early, Education Next, Summer 2012, Vol 12, No 3. Hanover Research, Impact of School Start Time on Student Learning, February 201

Kyla Wahlstrom, Elementary Feedback on Changed Start Times, Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement, 1998

Lori Boyland, Michael W. Harvey, William Riggs and Barbara Campbell, Changing School Times to Combat Adolescent Sleep Deprivation: Perceptions of School Stakeholders, Journal of School Public Relations, Vol 36, Winter 2015, p 43-57