The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi56° Patchy Fog

Tonight

Lo37° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi54° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo41° Chance Rain

Monday

Hi51° Chance Rain

Monday Night

Lo46° Rain Likely

Tuesday

Hi58° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday Night

Lo47° Slight Chc Rain

Wednesday

Hi57° Slight Chc Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo47° Slight Chc Rain

Later school starts may be the answer

Send to Kindle
Print This

As schools get going, it’s interesting to note when high schools start make a difference in student learning. Circadian rhythms are the reason, pushing teenagers to sleep later and stay up later at night.

A recent Scientific American article tracked studies of thousands of students in Minnesota, Colorado and Wyoming. They found the later the schools opened, the better the scores of math, English and social studies.

View my optionsorSign in