Experts Make Case for Later School Start Times

Published March 15, 2013 | Education Week

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Experts and advocates nationwide are pushing for later school start times, citing research that suggests sleep loss can be detrimental to children and adolescents’ brain development, memory function, and cognitive skills.

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School Food Pantries Provide Students With More Food

Published March 6, 2013 | Rules for Engagement/Education Week

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Food banks are working with K-12 school systems to set up pantries on campus to make food more accessible to families in need. Food insecurity can have negative consequences, especially on young children, including behavioral and cognitive development, according to the World Bank.