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Webster, NY: Schools to start later; a third of students have anxiety,stress, depression

Aug 14, 2018, Rochester (NY) First: Webster Schools changing start times beginning in Fall 2019 https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/local-news/webster-schools-changing-start-times-beginning-in-fall-2019/1370012077 According to Webster school officials, nearly one-third of the district's 2,7000 high schoolers have stress, anxiety and depression and the Webster School Board thinks a lack of sleep is a major reason why. … The school board is addressing the problem by flipping school start times, not just for high schoolers but for elementary students as well. Beginning in the fall of 2019, elementary schools will start earlier at 7:45 a.m. and middle and high schools will start later, closer to nine. …