School Start Times

The school start times committee page was created to provide information about the current research, discussions, meetings, presentations and resources available at Dover Sherborn Public Schools on the start time topic. Select one of the items below for further details.

If you have a question, concern, or idea for the School Start Times Committee, please e-mail:
schoolstarttimes@doversherborn.org

SCHOOL START TIME FINAL REPORT 

Survey Results:

Students
Regional parents
Regional educators
Elementary parents
Elementary educators

Click on a linked topic below to access information:

 

RESEARCH ARTICLES

MEDIA COVERAGE

FAQs
 

SLEEP FACTS


PRESS RELEASES



RELATED VIDEOS

  
 

 National Geographic  "Sleepless in America"
 Click here: entire video

 Website: 
 Sleepless in America - School Start Times and Sleep Deprivation Channel Guide - NGG

 


PRESENTATIONS

Teens and Sleep Conference by CAREI, October 2013

Link to a list of presentations that provide a comprehensive view of research on teen sleep and its associated issues. Presentations begin with basic biological background and move towards policy implications.

Teens & Sleep, Later Start Times - Kyla Wahlstrom, Ph.D., presentation speaks to the updates elicited by changes in school start times

Implementing Later Start Times - by Kenneth Dragseth, Ph.D, Edina School District (retired Superintendent)

The Biology of Teen Sleep - by Mary Carskadon, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Sleep, Memory and Learning - by Dr. Robert Stickgold, Harvard Medical School

Link to series of web-based documentaries on sleep and its disorders developed for the general public in the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School in collaboration with WGBH

 

 

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