Raider Echo

School board proposes new school start times

Elise Coleman, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2013

In light of recent studies suggesting that later start times improve student performance among high school students, school board president Larry Glick put the suggestion on the school board’s agenda at its Nov. 27 meeting.  The issue will not be voted on for some time until the other board members...

Staff editorial: GISD doesn’t need to change start times

December 18, 2013

During its Nov. 27 meeting, school board president Larry Glick presented the board with a proposal that would potentially change high school start times to around 9 a.m. This proposal comes during a national trend that schedules later start times for high school in order to improve student performance....