An NBC Washington news report indicates that dozens of parents and students staged a “sleep-in” outside of the Montgomery County Board of Education to delay school start times.

“We got about 1,200 emails and about a third of them, people were not in favor of changing bell times, and two-thirds were in favor of it,” Montgomery County Public Schools spokesperson Dana Tofig said. “Surveys done by employees’ associations are not in favor of changing bell times.”

The school board is set to vote on the issue Tuesday, which is why dozens gathered in pajama pants Monday night in protest to delay start times.

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