California Becomes The First State To Push Back School Start Times | TODAY

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new law that will require public schools to have later start times. Middle schools will begin classes at 8 a.m. or later while high schools will start no earlier than 8:30 a.m. Sheinelle Jones reports for TODAY.
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California Becomes The First State To Push Back School Start Times | TODAY




  • My school start time is 8am. If they think that making start times to 8 or 8:30am is “pushing back” ikm scared as to what time their school days actually started.

    robloxmaster3446robloxmaster34462 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Jean JonesJean Jones2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • My class starts at 7:25

    July The Crowntail BettaJuly The Crowntail Betta3 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Unfortunately it doesn’t go into effect until I GRADUATE!!!!

    ErenTheBombJaegerErenTheBombJaeger4 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Make it start at 8:40

    IvanGames101IvanGames1015 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Before change: Parents can take kids to school without issue Parents don't have to change schedule Teachers/Parents/Students don't have to adapt After change: Parents will have issue and may not be able to change work schedule; will have to take kids to school at the same time as earlier Parents have schedule issues Adaptation is needed Kids may get less sleep due to sleeping later Less daytime after school After school activies/sports activities have issues Music lessons schedules may have to be changed Any out of school activity may have to be changed Also, no one in my school even wanted it.

    RubCuberRubCuber5 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I call b's I like in southern California and school starts at 8:15 I'm in high school btw when middle school started at 8:30

    YeaNoGamingYeaNoGaming6 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • At 1:44 the lady says here kids were up early well that’s because kids below the age of 12 are way more awake in the morning then those above 12

    Surviv DudeSurviv Dude6 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • When my parents start yelling at me for my algebra grades when class starts 7:30

    Surviv DudeSurviv Dude6 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I wish my school district would do that High school - 8:30am Middle school - 8:45am Elementary school - 9:00am

    Colin MillerColin Miller7 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Maybe we don't sleep cuz all the homework they give us

    isabel Fisabel F7 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I live in California but I’m in a private school so I don’t think it applies for me

    Rangervargas 2.0Rangervargas 2.08 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Their gonna push back the start time and my school is gonna end at 4 pm smh.

    Kosta StarrKosta Starr8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • when tell me now pleaseeeeeeeeeeeee my eyes hurt i need sleep, wait 8am? thats no different from before, for my school anyways

    SobbleSobble8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • How about good parenting??? Set a curfew for your kid! Let’s encourage non-responsible behaviors like staying up late on school nights. Find a cure for LIBERISM!!!

    Mike AmmenwerthMike Ammenwerth8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Good thing he didn't Waste any time on the homeless issue.

    joe mommajoe momma8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • This is so overdue! The National Sleep Foundation has been recommending this for a while.

    Donna McdonaldDonna Mcdonald8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Recall Gavin Newsom on this official petition. There's 2 official recall petition forms. Let's sign this one as it has the most signed petitions so far.

    flash kickflash kick8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Tell that to my 7yr olds elementary school in south florida that starts at 7:50am 😖

    kathy33025kathy330258 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • the fact that they “pushed it back” but the times are still 8 & 8:30 is sorta ridiculous!! y’all really expect too much out of us like we’re just tryna live

    k barnk barn8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Should have been done a long long time ago. Nine a.m. is the earliest they should have ever started school. Ever.

    Karen MKaren M8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Makes sense. Even workplaces for adults are having later or staggered start times.

    PurpleRose7777PurpleRose77778 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • And work schedules are what non existent?

    dirtyzombiedudedirtyzombiedude8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I think it should apply to work shifts.... everyone would benefit from a later start ...more focus...more productive ... like studies suggest

    Princess silvia storiesPrincess silvia stories8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • California is not the first to do this. The high schools I attended in Dallas, TX didn't start until 9:15 am and it's been that way for over 10 years!

    ZymdoniZymdoni8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Wait Florida middle School starts at 930, elementary 830, highschool 730

    Mary DanielsMary Daniels8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Preparing failures.. hard working people wake up early.

    Jon DoughJon Dough8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Poor babies, what they going do when they have to get up and work 12 hrs a day. o thats right leftist dont work, they steal and lie.

    CitizenX3639CitizenX36398 หลายเดือนก่อน
    • @SafeSpeeder Apparently you never worked in transportation.

      CitizenX3639CitizenX36398 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • should be 9 or 9:30

    earthminus10earthminus108 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Its about time this has started.

    kale nkale n8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Give me a break. Poor little

    Reper1483Reper14838 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • When I was going to Westminster high school in California I started school at 7am

    Lindsay WhitelockLindsay Whitelock8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Why don't kid just go to bed earlier if they're tired in the mornings?

    oiuet souiuoiuet souiu8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I think its more parental thing. My lil sis is thrown to bed at 10pm and her clothes for school pre-prepared since she has school at 8am. She gets 9hrs of sleep since we wake her at 7am for breakfast & basic morning things to do. She doing just fine & full on energy most days like any kid.

    orando15orando158 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I would have killed for an 8:30 am start time in high school. Getting up at 6:30 am is unnatural for a lot of people.

    Kristen HoweryKristen Howery8 หลายเดือนก่อน
    • As a teen I got seven hours of sleep when I needed eight. As an adult I long for seven hours and get five.

      oiuet souiuoiuet souiu8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I had school at 9..... and i was in hs

    Michelle sosaMichelle sosa8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • They need to fix the school system,teach better ! No need to spend 8 hours in school ,start at 9am leave by 2 pm ,no homework ,everything has to be done in school ,go home have some life ,do some activities.

    ANGE G. G.ANGE G. G.8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • How about we fix the sanctuary state bs the homelessness and the drugs. California is a failed state.

    DevDev8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Are these people crazy? Dont they know that all this means is teenagers are gonna stay up EVEN later now.

    Daniel TrevinoDaniel Trevino8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • we have 8:15 start times for elementary and middle and high schools. always have. kids are fine. sports are after school if they are involved and sometimes morning weights or chorus practice for some before 8 and wednesday nights here in our town is known for church night so practice is only for a small amount of time if held...

    Tanya JensenTanya Jensen8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • They can't just take that time out of school?.. It's going to be exactly the same if they just have school later on in the day. When they start isn't the problem it's the length of time they're required to be there plus the homework they're given afterwards...

    K HK H8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Of course you sign this in right after I graduate.

    Cody PainterCody Painter8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Idk you might want to check on South Carolina. We started school at 9am and we're still one of the dumbest states just saying.

    Matilda TaylorMatilda Taylor8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • School at 8:30? Now I can stay up to 1am

    Bourdeaux PhotoBourdeaux Photo8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Am I the only one thinking “Go to bed earlier?” That gets you more sleep instantly

    megan smithmegan smith8 หลายเดือนก่อน
    • Commiefornia!!!!

      afutla qianafutla qian8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • This should help kids that use public transportation IMO.

    Lasty KLasty K8 หลายเดือนก่อน
    • Yes

      afutla qianafutla qian8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • is it just me or does that thumbnail look like an older Tom Holland? 😂

    Fee MeeFee Mee8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • As a kid in high school I hate that they are pushing back the time!

    hey heyhey hey8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • glad to see california tackling the big issues at hand... 👀

    Jared AJared A8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Just go to bed early?

    ermooree5ermooree58 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • As a teen I got seven hours of sleep when I needed eight. As an adult I long for seven hours and get five.

    Charles MCharles M8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • My high school starts at 9:05

    Ryker SaenzRyker Saenz8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • My county has been going to highschool at 9am for years now

    BOOTSontheGROUNDBOOTSontheGROUND8 หลายเดือนก่อน
    • And I still slept all day in school

      BOOTSontheGROUNDBOOTSontheGROUND8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Mine goes to school from 9am-4pm and it helps her a lot. Would say it definitely makes it more difficult if you are a single parent for sure though. (Missouri)

    MichaelMichael8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • This is brilliant...great way to teach our kids responsibility and how to deal with adulthood. Here’s a neat idea...GO THE F TO BED EARLIER, JFC CALIFORNIA. In the immortal words of John Mclane, “...f$#king California”

    Craig ForrestCraig Forrest8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • They'll just stay up later at night. They're not gonna get more sleep.

    I saidI said8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I’d rather go to school at 7:15 and get out at 2:15 than 9:00 and 4:10

    CaptainnooneCaptainnoone8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • California needs to fall in the ocean...

    Clint LewisClint Lewis8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Yes

    Michael BrownMichael Brown8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Stop being stupid stop listening to all these new wave change everything people they're stupid is a reason why are civilizations way it is because if the only way you could be losers

    * FLMAN* FLMAN8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • by the time Newsom is done with California, the only people with guns will be criminals, the only people with money will be Hollywood, the only people not living on the street will be the wealthy, the only people who speak english will either be homeless or wealthy, and the only people with an education will be those who didn't grow up in California. And you wonder why the voters there are so stupid. Those kids have no idea what the Bill of Rights is or which bathroom to use, but I betcha they can give you the tenets of the climate change cult by rote.

    MediaMatters IsMyCockHolsterMediaMatters IsMyCockHolster8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • This is an example of a good liberal policy

    Donovan GebertDonovan Gebert8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Wow California did something smart for once. Good job

    Ashraven PBAshraven PB8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • The kids have to go to sleep EARLY

    Los EMSLos EMS8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Lol California already has a bum problem 😂😂 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

    disturbed3330disturbed33308 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Lit

    Will RoderickWill Roderick8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Where I live, all high schools have been starting at 8:30 for years

    Jonathan LevuJonathan Levu8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Click like button to support earlier or the same times for highschoolers

    Diana MartinezDiana Martinez8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Zombie kids

    Whut Now!Whut Now!8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I live in New York State... And we decided to do this last year? I start school at 8:45... so how did California become the first state to do this? The whole state do they mean?

    Madelyn LehmannMadelyn Lehmann8 หลายเดือนก่อน
California Becomes The First State To Push Back School Start Times | TODAY