Democratic lawmakers have proposed a bill that would push back high school starts times in Maine to 8:30 a.m., starting with the ‘24-‘25 school year.
I’ve been passionate about this bill since I was in high school! The most compelling testimony yesterday was from two eighth grade students who spoke about their own personal experiences that make them in favor. https://t.co/yI0MImzwmh
— Mattie Daughtry (@MattieforMaine) February 10, 2023
A separate bill would make recess mandatory.
A proposed bill would make recess at Maine’s schools mandatory. The bill would require at least 20 minutes of recess for at least three days a week for all students in Maine from grades 6-8. https://t.co/QmOcripCA9
— CBS 13 News (@WGME) February 10, 2023