Community Wide: Should kids start school later in the day?

Flushing School District pushed back the start of the school day three years ago. (Picture from Marketia Bady)

The National Sleep Foundation has found that pushing back the beginning of a school day to at least 8 a.m. can lead to better grades, a reduction in absences and an overall better mood.

The Flushing School District pushed their start times back three years ago and are now seeing results.

Waking up and getting ready for school is not something most students enjoy.

Getting kids in a routine as most parents know is not easy.

Courtney Eastman with Mid-Michigan Mom's Blog joins us now to talk about that and much more.