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MSNBC interviews Wahlstrom on link between teen car crashes and school start times

1Wahlstrom.jpgKyla Wahlstrom, director of the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement (CAREI), discusses her research on the negative effects of early school start times on teenagers in a recent MSNBC story on car accident rates among teens. The focus of new research suggests that when high schools start too early, sleep-deprived teenagers are more likely to crash their cars. These new studies build on the ground-breaking work of Wahlstrom and CAREI that established the benefits of later high school start times for students.

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