Sunday, December 22, 2019

"88% of parents perceived a positive impact on their child’s quality of life due to the later start times"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"A survey on this year’s later school start times at Weston High and Middle schools, which was given to students, faculty and parents, found that “all groups in general have found the change in start time to be positive,” Superintendent of Schools Midge Connolly told the School Committee last week.

“Parents and guardians, in particular, responded most positive to the changes,” she said.

The school day at Weston High and Middle schools runs from 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. The Country, Field and Woodland elementary schools run from 8 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.

One of the largest issues continues to be students released early from class in order to make it to athletic contests."

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Franklin's School Start Time Advisory Committee (SSTAC) was dissolved and the Central Office is providing periodic updates as the move forward is currently 'paused'.

The SSTAC information can be found online

The most recent presentation from Sep 2019

The Franklin Matters meeting notes for this School Committee meeting

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