The discussion stemmed from the growing national focus on the importance, for teenagers, of getting a good night’s sleep, and the growing movement that views a later start to their school day as a solution. Goss said that he has lived through such a change, when he was assistant principal at Classical High School in Providence from 2012-2014 prior to coming to Rogers. “You do see the difference,” he assured the group. He also said he saw a significant bump-up in “alertness and with it-ness.” Conversation at the meeting centered on not if it should be done, but when and how.
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