School start times are the biggest reason teenagers are often tired. There may have been some justification for it in the past, but not now, reports New York Times Opinion.

In the best of times, all of the available behavioral, health and economic data argue for later start times. These, however, are not the best of times. With in-person school canceled because of the pandemic, there’s pretty much no excuse left not to let teenagers sleep in.

There’s no car pool for parents to worry about. There are no buses. After-school activities are canceled. Lighting doesn’t matter. All of the arguments are gone.

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