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Lesson Plans

Starting times

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Sat, 21 Feb 1998 14:34:19 EST

In a message dated 98-02-20 17:21:26 EST, you write:

> I am working with another teacher to convince the district that primary
> schools need to begin instruction early, like 8am, rather than our current
> 9am. We need documentation to back this up, however. Any suggestions?
> Thanks as always,
> Crack-of-dawn-Eric

I've alway's heard the same, but no idea who did the study. What I had heard
was that it was more the school bus companies that keep it the way it is,
afraid that young children shouldn't be out on the street corners at the early
hour. I do know my kids would do better with another hour's sleep.