NJ Spotlight News

What are chances of later start time for NJ high schools?

Clip: 03/31/2022 | 4m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

High school students in NJ could soon get a little more sleep. Lawmakers are hoping to pass a bill that would move start times to no earlier than 8:30 a.m. Studies show the average teenager gets about six hours of sleep when they need at least eight. Doctors have warned about students' mental health deteriorating due to pandemic-related stresses, that’s only been worsened by a lack of sleep.

Aired: 03/31/22

Rating: NR

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