Click on the following links to read some of the research the Project Team considered when forming its recommendations:
Examining the Impact of Later High School Start Times on the Health and Academic Performance of High School Students: A Multi-Site Study; Kyla L. Wahlstrom, Ph.D.; Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement and the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota
Sleepmore in Seattle: Later school start times are associated with more sleep and better performance in high school students; Gideon P. Dunster and Jason G. Fleischer
Short Sleep Duration Among Middle School and High School Students -- United States, 2015; Anne G. Wheaton, PhD; Sherry Everett Jones, PhD; Adina C. Cooper, MA, MEd; Janet B. Croft, PhD
Middle School Start Times: The Importance of a Good Night's Sleep for Young Adolescents; Amy R. Wolfson, Noah L. Spaulding, Craig Dandrow, Elizabeth M. Baroni
Impact of a modest delay in school start time in Hong Kong school adolescents; Chan NY, Zhang J., Yu M.W., Lam S.P., Li S.X., Kong A.P., Li A.M., Wing Y.K
Variable School Start Times and Middle School Student's Sleep and Health and Academic Performance; Lewin DS, Wang G, Chen YI, Skora E, Hoehn J, Baylor A, Wang J
Start Later, Sleep Later: School Start Times and Adolescent Sleep in Homeschool Versus Public/Private School Students; Meltzer L., Shaheed K., Ambler D.
Sleep Duration Recommendations, National Sleep Foundation, Hirshkowitz M.
Sounding the Alarm on School Start Times: Later is Attainable; Julie Dahl, Julie Baughn, Robin Lloyd
A process-oriented model linking adolescents' sleep hygiene and psychological functioning: the moderating role of school start times
Kyla Wahlstrom Presentation to the Project Team
Start-End Times Project Team Academic Research Summary