Study: Letting kids sleep in could save US $9 billion per year

Source: WSOC 9 News

“Starting school no earlier than 8:30 a.m. could not only save the U.S. $9 billion every year, it might also lead to improved educational achievement and fewer traffic accidents among tired teenagers. Those are a couple of conclusions from an extensive Rand Corporation study on delaying school start times. The research suggests that a later school start time could result in economic increases in a relatively short period of time after the change with an $83 billion fiscal impact after a decade.” (09/04/17)