October 27, 2014
Members of SLEEP, or Start Later for Excellence in Education Proposal, celebrate after later high school start times were approved by Fairfax County Public Schools School Board.
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School Board approves later start times.
Phyllis Payne has been fighting for more sleep for a decade. On Oct. 23, it all paid off. The co-founder of Start Later for Excellence in Education Proposal - or SLEEP - saw the Fairfax County Public School Board approve to move high school start times ahead by 30 minutes, 11-1.