How school start times affect grades, graduation rates at Jacksonville-area schools

School start times affecting grades, graduation rates in Jacksonville-area schools

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — For one student in St. Johns County – Florida’s highest rated school district -- school starts at 9:15 a.m.

Meanwhile, another student in Duval County is in class two hours earlier.

Only on Action News Jax, sleepy students in local classrooms impacting grades and graduation rates.

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But can it be changed? We uncover the two things standing in the way of a later start time for kids in Jacksonville.

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