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Start the school day later

Start the school day later

By Phillip Smith, Legacy HS, Mansfield, Texas

September 26, 2014

Teens across America experience sleep deprivation. Recent studies show teenagers learn better later in the day, therefore the school board needs to make school times later. Classes begin at 7:25 a.m. in the Mansfield high schools and most buses pick up students from their bus stop around or before...

Teacher’s union files legal action against district

Teacher’s union files legal action against district

By Eric Staats, Portage Northern HS, Portage, Mich.

September 24, 2014

Because of a breach in contract, the new start time has lead the teacher’s union to file an Unfair Labor Practice against the district.