Sleep Research

School Start Time and Sleep Research

Updated: April 6, 2018

Sleep Studies

The Start/End Time Review Committee is dedicated to gathering and providing research about changing school start times and student sleep cycles. Please use the links below to learn more about current sleep research as it relates to ISD 199's Start/End Time Review. The district has also created a summary of the sleep research that the Start/End Time Review Committee is considering. Click here for the comprehensive summary of sleep research.

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare Research Clips

Learn more about school start times and sleep research from Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare sleep medicine specialist Dr. John Garcia. After Dr. Garcia's presentation at a Start/End Time Review Committee meeting, the district created an album of video clips to highlight his research. Click here to access the album of research clips. 

University of Minnesota Sleep Research Presentations

Sleep researchers Kyla Wahlstrom and Dr. Conrad Iber visited the district to talk about their findings. Video and documents from their presentations are provided below: