The following questions will guide our inquiry into adolescent sleep and the impact of adjusted school start times in the first phase of the inquiry:
Overarching Inquiry Question #1: To what extent can a later school start time impact the health, well-being and academic performance of Strath Haven High School students?
A. What are the current sleep habits of the rising 9th - 12th grade students in WSSD?
B. How do the WSSD students' sleep habits compare with the local/national data and research on sleep and school start times?
Overarching Inquiry Question #2: To what extent would a change in school start times affect the district families and community?
A. What are the unique characteristics of the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District that require special focus throughout the inquiry?
B. What are the budgetary considerations for a change in school start times?