Next school year, some high school students on the Seacoast will be able to hit the snooze button a few more times. The Oyster River and Portsmouth School Districts recently voted to move the start of their school days to 8:15 and 8:30, respectively. Research shows the change can help students get more sleep, but the decision was not without controversy.
“Get your clothes on, ok? Get dressed. Then come on down and meet me for breakfast.”
It’s 6:30 a.m. at the MacManes household in Durham, and that means it’s time to get ready for school.