drwex (drwex) wrote,
drwex
drwex

For those in MA

especially if you have, have had, or will have school-aged children, please consider adding your name to this petition to set Massachusetts Middle and High School start times to 8:30 AM or later.

We have had two children go through this. One managed/manages it, but would enjoy life more if it wasn't a requirement. The other is just not coping with school starting at 7:30.

There is reasonable scientific evidence that these hours are not beneficial for children, particularly as they approach puberty. And frankly it'd just be a lot less stress on parents.

Thanks for your consideration.

Cross-posted from Dreamwidth, at http://drwex.dreamwidth.org/950721.html. Please comment there; this journal is winding down.
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