Behind the Tweet: Duncan Support for Later Start Times
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Duncan Support for Later Start Times
9/5/13 | Politico Morning Education
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Do Schools Begin Too Early?
Summer 2012| Education Next
In a back-to-school interview on Wednesday, Arne Duncan voiced support for later school start times for high school students, following up on a tweet he sent out last week: “Common sense to improve student achievement that too few have implemented: let teens sleep more, start school later.” In a study published by Education Next, Finley Edwards found that later start times boost student achievement.