H.Con.Res.200 - Expressing the sense of Congress that secondary schools should consider starting school after 9:00 in the morning.109th Congress (2005-2006)
Text: H.Con.Res.200 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)
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Introduced in House (06/30/2005)
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[Congressional Bills 109th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H. Con. Res. 200 Introduced in House (IH)] 109th CONGRESS 1st Session H. CON. RES. 200 Expressing the sense of Congress that secondary schools should consider starting school after 9:00 in the morning. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES June 30, 2005 Ms. Zoe Lofgren of California submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce _______________________________________________________________________ CONCURRENT RESOLUTION Expressing the sense of Congress that secondary schools should consider starting school after 9:00 in the morning. Whereas scientific studies indicate that adolescents experience hormonal changes that keep them awake at night; Whereas most secondary schools begin classes at 7:30 or earlier in the morning; Whereas most teen crime occurs between 3:00 and 6:00 in the afternoon and a later start would result in a later school day; and Whereas many adolescents do not get enough sleep to realize their full academic potential: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That it is the sense of Congress that secondary schools should begin classes after 9:00 in the morning. <all>