Are early school start times bad for adolescent students’ health?

The new pencil smell may still be fresh, but students around the country are steadily getting into a routine as school has been in full swing for a few weeks now.

Their schedules are packed with sports, recreational after-school activities, homework, and friends. It’s no wonder that students (and their parents) go to bed exhausted each night!

Would later school start times help this problem? Experts think so, especially when it comes to middle and high school students.

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State's Navigator program will be funded the same as last year

The state’s success in enrolling people for coverage over the past few years has ensured funding for the coming year.

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JLF's Katherine Restrepo on Telemedicine Parity

In a recent video interview for Carolina Journal, the John Locke Foundation's Katherine Restrepo discusses her research into telemedicine parity laws. In the video, Restrepo concludes that parity laws are not necessary in NC because telemedicine is already being used in abundance to expand healthcare without the encouragement of such laws. 

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