From the HuffPost Healthy Living Blog
By Rebecca Klein
Education Editor, The Huffington Post
August 7, 2015
Most kids are severely sleep deprived, and early school starting times aren't helping.
Across the country, only 17.7 percent of middle and high schools start classes after 8:30 a.m., contrary to 2014 recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Instead, the average school start time for middle and high schools around the country is 8:03 a.m., according to a new analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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