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Fairfax County Public Schools will start later in the 2015-2016 school year. Superintendent Karen Garza is on the record about which of four proposed plans she supports.
Gov. Martin O'Malley will sign legislation that directs the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to make recommendations on whether public schools should start at 8 a.m. or later.
Parents will have two months to debate four school start time proposals.
Students at Fairfax County Public Schools may be able to sleep a little longer if the school board approves proposals that would push back the school start time.
Fairfax County school officials are still weighing their options as they consider delaying start times for high school students.
The first of four public meetings on changing school start times at Montgomery County schools gets underway Monday night at Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville.
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Thousands of school kids are heading back to class this week and next week, and many of them are getting up before the sun. But one tweet from a top educator could help fuel efforts to ring that school bell just a bit later.
Decades of sleep research have confirmed what parents know: It's hard for teenagers to wake up early. Some high schools have adopted later starts but other districts say it's too complicated to shift schedules
Prince George's County Public Schools next year will test a later school starting time at some schools.
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