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Delayed high school start times in seattle increase sleep, grades and attendance
In Seattle, Washington, delaying the start time of two high schools by nearly an hour lengthened students' daily sleep by more than half an hour, and was associated with reduced sleepiness and increased academic performance. Notably, in the students at the school that was more economically disadvantaged, the delayed start time was also associated with an increase in punctuality and attendance. (2018-12-12)

Ridgeview Classical Charter Schools wins 26th Colorado Science Bowl
Students from Ridgeview Classical Charter Schools won the Colorado High School Science Bowl. They will represent the state of Colorado at the US Department of Energy's National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C., April 28-May 2, where they will compete against more than 400 students from 70 high schools for the national title. (2016-03-01)

Lakewood High School wins Colorado Science Bowl
Students from Lakewood High School Team 1 won the Colorado High School Science Bowl today. They will go on to the 23rd National Science Bowl in Washington DC, April 25-29, where they will compete for the national title against more than 400 students from 70 high schools. (2013-01-30)

Young offenders who work, don't attend school may be more antisocial
Until now, little has been known about the effects of school-year employment for at-risk youth. This study examined employment, school attendance, and antisocial behavior in 1,350 serious juvenile offenders ages 14-17 over a five year period. Youths who worked long hours and didn't attend school regularly were at the greatest risk for antisocial behavior, followed by youths who worked long hours and didn't go to school at all. (2012-12-20)

Study explores correlation between education and the leading causes of preventable death
In a groundbreaking new study, forthcoming in the July issue of the Journal of Labor Economics, researchers from Cornell University use rich microdata from the National Longitudinal Study of Youth in 1979 to analyze the correlation between high school completion and the two leading preventable causes of death - smoking and obesity. They find that high school graduates are significantly less likely to smoke than non-graduates and GED recipients. (2006-06-06)

East Syracuse, N.Y., teacher wins top award for teaching chemistry
Sally B. Mitchell, a chemistry teacher at East Syracuse-Minoa Central High School in East Syracuse, N.Y., received the Northeast Regional High School Chemistry Teacher Award from the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, during the Society's Northeast regional meeting, June 16-18, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (2003-06-19)

Bellingham, Wash., teacher wins top award for chemistry teaching
Joan Beardsley, a chemistry teacher for 20 years in Bellingham, Wash., received the Northwest Regional High School Chemistry Teacher Award from the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, during the Society's Northwest regional meeting, June 12-14, in Bozeman, Mont. (2003-06-18)

Montgomery County chemistry teacher wins regional award
Chemistry teacher Elena Andrys Pisciotta of Damascus High School in Damascus, Md., will be honored May 29 by the American Chemical Society for outstanding high school chemistry teaching. She will be presented with the ACS Regional Award in High School Chemistry Teaching at the Society's Middle Atlantic regional meeting in Fairfax, Va. (2002-06-07)

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