The Centers for Disease Control says the average start time for the school day is 8:03 in the morning. The American Academy of Pediatrics says that’s way too early and it’s causing some middle and high schoolers to struggle with sleep deprivation, depression and other health issues. One New Jersey school is experimenting with a later start time to improve student health. Correspondent Leah Mishkin reports on how the change is affecting kids.
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