Daily Bulletin: Start high school and middle school one hour later, state senator says

February 18, 2017

Anyone who has a teenager, or been one, knows the difficult of getting them out of bed in the morning and off to school.

Scientists have said for years there’s a scientific basis for teens’ inability to get up bright and early. Now one state legislator wants public schools to bow to scientific consensus and push back the start of the school day.

Senate Bill 328, introduced Monday by State Sen. Anthony Portantino, D-La Cañada, would “require the school day for middle schools and high schools to begin no earlier than 8:30 a.m.... (Read Full Text)