Behind the Headline: Home-schoolers Better Rested than Other Students

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Home-schoolers Better Rested than Other Students
USA Today| 3/14/13

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Do Schools Begin Too Early?
Education Next | Summer 2012

A new study finds that home-schooled students get about 90 minutes per night more sleep than students attending public or private schools. “As the week goes on, that sleep debt accumulates and makes it harder to learn,” the study’s author notes. A study published in Ed Next in the summer of 2012 found that delaying school start times increased standardized test scores.

-Education Next

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