"School officials may extend the application deadline for residents interested in studying the issue of later school start times and whether they would work.
Although the board’s call for volunteers to sit on an advisory panel to study the issue drew lots of interest, board Chairman Anne Bergen said many still had some questions about the scope of the panel’s directive. The school board had given a deadline of Jan. 17 to apply for the panel.
“While we did have a large response from the community, a number of people are asking us to provide more information relative to the time commitment,” Bergen said Friday. “We are considering providing additional information and perhaps extending slightly our deadline for application.”
She said the topic will be up for discussion at the School Committee’s meeting on Tuesday. The session is set to begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the town council chambers at the Franklin Municipal Building, 355 East Central St."
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|school start times would likely change the bus schedules.|
The prior notification on applying for the Start Times Advisory Committee