Date: 
Aug 07, 2015

According to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most high schools in the United States are starting too early for students to get an adequate amount of sleep.

Date: 
Dec 23, 2015

Requiring football players to practice without helmets may actually be the next step towards protecting student athletes from concussion.

Date: 
Mar 31, 2016

On April 12 the Portsmouth School District will host a panel on a later school start time for high schoolers.

At this point the Portsmouth School Board does not have any specific proposals, but they are considering moving the high school start time one hour later. They might also start elementary school one hour earlier.

Date: 
Dec 01, 2016

On Tuesday the Portsmouth School Board voted 8-1 to start middle and high schools an hour later next year.

All schools will all have a start time around 8:30 AM.

Supporters point to scientific evidence that shows adolescents need more sleep than adults and tend to fall asleep later. 

civics citizenship test
Date: 
Feb 17, 2017

Next Thursday, February 23 the New Hampshire Senate will vote on a bill that would require a civics course for high school graduation. 

The Senate Education committee voted unanimously in favor of the bill, SB 45.

high school sports safety
Date: 
Aug 12, 2017

A new study ranked New Hampshire 44th for keeping high school athletes safe from life-threatening injuries. 

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