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Late start law in California will be beneficial

Late start law in California will be beneficial

Nic Gulizia, Sports Section Editor

March 21, 2020

It’s 7:30 in the morning. You wake up, get ready, and head off to school, which begins at 8:30. With the new law passed by Governor Gavin Newsom, all high schools are required to start no earlier than 8:30. In California, school districts have until the 2022-2023 school year to implement this change. ...

A later start time for school will mean negative effects for all

Emily Motta, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

A bill passed by Governor Gavin Newsom on October 13, 2019, forbade schools to start later than 8:30 AM. This will have to take place before July 1, 2020.  Teenagers’ circadian rhythm; or natural sleep schedule, starts around 11 PM and ends around 8 AM, making this a problem for schools starting ...

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