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Poll: Utahns split on later school start times

Feb 02, 2017 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Throughout her career as a public school teacher, state Rep. Carol Spackman Moss said the first period of the day was always the hardest.

"I didn't have problems with behavior," the Holladay Democrat said. "I had problems because kids were falling asleep."

Moss is sponsoring a resolution in this year's Utah Legislature, encouraging the state's high schools to make classes start later in the day. The measure highlights the health benefits of additional sleep for children, citing Cente...