The City Council Health Committee in Chicago received recommendations from medical experts to confront the issue of teen sleep deprivation.

“Changing the class schedule so math, science and reading are later in the afternoon. Putting lights in classrooms in the morning so it is very, very bright. Perhaps even creating nap rooms for those children who are exquisitely tired at lunch-time or during their study hall,” said Dr. Stephen Sheldon, the Northwestern University professor of pediatrics and neurology who serves as director of the Sleep Medicine Center at Lurie Children’s Hospital.

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