Benefits of Starting School Later in the Morning

In the 1997-98 school year, the Minneapolis School District changed the starting time of its seven high schools to 8:40 AM. and the dismissal time to 3:20 PM. Prior to the change, classes began at 7:15 AM and dismissed at 1:45 PM. Researchers evaluated the student benefits, after this change in hours had been in…

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Association between Television, Movie, and Video Game Exposure and School Performance

In a recent post I examined some of the ways that excessive use of electronic media can be a danger to young people. But how does media exposure affect children's school performance? 

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