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New law requires California high schools to start no earlier that 8:30 a.m.

New law requires California high schools to start no earlier that 8:30 a.m.

By Tenaya Tremp

November 15, 2019

Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill on October 13 that requires most middle and high schools to push back their start times by the start of the 2022 school year. This was passed as a result of research that show that teen's natural sleep cycle clashes with early start times.