District Communication and Approach
Given the belief of the Newton Public Schools and the Newton School Committee that a later high school start time has important health and wellness benefits for adolescents, the High School Start Time working group was created in September 2015. The working group includes School Committee members Ruth Goldman and Ellen Gibson, as well as Superintendent David Fleishman, Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education Toby Romer, and Long-Range Planning Manager Julie Kirrane. The school committee’s charge to the group is to define the necessary changes to make a later high school start time happen in Newton.
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