More Sleep for a Healthier Student

  • After more than a year of studying the scientific research on adolescent sleep and school start times, the RTSD Sleep and School Start Time Committee presented its Report and Initial Recommendation "More Sleep for a Healthier Student" to the full School Board at a special Curriculum Committee meeting on November 13, 2018. (View video) Subsequent research and feedback led to the committee's final recommendation, presented at the March 26, 2019 School Board business meeting. (View video) The School Board voted on April 23, 2019 to approve the committee's recommendation, directing the district to implement new school schedules at all RTSD schools beginning the 2019-20 school year.

    Current and previous verisons of the report and the final recommendation addendum, which are subject to updates, can be found below.