Wednesday, July 24, 2024


BOE Votes to Delay School Start Times

After lengthy discussion, by a vote of 5 to 2, the Board of Education tonight recommended delays in school start times beginning with the 2020-2021 school year.

Staples High School will go from a 7:30 a.m. start to 8 a.m., Bedford and Coleytown Middle Schools to 8:30 a.m., Saugatuck Elementary 8:30 a.m., Coleytown, Greens Farms, Kings Highway, and Long Lots Elementary Schools to 9 a.m. and Stepping Stones Preschool to 9:30 a.m.

Members Karen Kleine and Elaine Whitney voted against the proposal. They favored further consideration.

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