Early School Start Times Could Negatively Affect Sleep-Deprived Students’ Health and Academic Performance | The Atlantic

One of the problems facing advocates of later school start times is that the people sympathetic to their cause seldom have the authority to reset the academic clock, Snider said. Parents typically only care about the issue when it affects their own families̢۪ schedules, she said. That means roughly every four years the key players are replaced, and the grassroots efforts have to start from scratch.