Los Angeles Times: What time should school start? Sen. Portantino introduces bill calling for 8:30 a.m. start time
Local teens may catch a few more Zs during the school week under a bill that state Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) introduced Monday.
Senate Bill 328 would require middle and high schools across California to start the school day no earlier than 8:30 a.m.
"I wanted to put an evidence-based, sound public policy discussion on the table," Portantino said, when reached by phone on Monday. "The educators I've talked to have all been supportive."
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