Results of the public survey regarding options proposed by the 15-member School Start Times Task Force have been compiled and are now available online.
The task force – made up of parents, Anne Arundel County government and Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) representatives, and a high school student – examined relevant medical, social, and behavioral research regarding students, sleep, and school performance. It also considered logistical issues and work previously done in AACPS and other school districts of comparable size. Working with AACPS’ divisions of Transportation and Budget and Finance, the task force was also able to determine the financial impact of all four options.
The report was released in October, and input was accepted through November 30. There were 2,136 responses to the survey.
Complete results can be found on the task force report page here.