Village 14 regular Jeffrey Pontiff, who is a director of the group newtonhighschools.com, submitted this.
The Newton City Council will consider a citizens’ petition (246-7) tonight (Monday Oct. 16) which reads:
“The City Council acknowledges the scientifically documented benefits of a later high school start time. The Council recognizes the paramount importance of the health and well-being of children, and as such supports the Newton Public Schools in taking action to delay high school start times.”
The petition is organized by newtonhighschools.com, an organization that advocates for a
The TAB’s Laura Lovett has the latest on efforts to delay school start times for sleep deprived high school students. (Spoiler alert: Mike