Dear Start School Later Supporter,
The U.S. Surgeon General is accepting public comments on how to get Americans walking with the Everybody WALK! campaign. This is a great chance to share thoughts about the dangers of early school start times in your community. But hurry! We only have until April 30th to share our insights.
We know early school hours mean that many students are walking in the dark - or are unable to travel on foot because their families decide it's safer to drive them, or opt to drive them to offset interrupted sleep time. We now have a rare opportunity to get unsafe, unhealthy school start times on the national radar screen - but we only have a few days!
To get more information on the Everybody WALK! campaign CLICK HERE. Once on the page, use "Click Here to be Heard" button on the lower right side of the page to send a comment to the Surgeon General.
Feel free to use personal experiences to explain how unsafe, unhealthy school hours force children (often sleep-d