Florida legislature to consider later school start times
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WWSB) - Legislators are now considering a bill that would roll school start times to later in the day.
HB733 has the ultimate goal of making sure children get the recommend 8 to 9 hours of sleep they need nightly to grow. Locally, most schools start between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m.
If the bill is passed, it won’t go into effect until July 1, 2026. This will give schools ample time to set new schedules as needed.
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