Cherry Creek Schools unanimously decides to change start times

High school and middle school students will get a later start in Cherry Creek Schools.

KUSA - Monday, the Cherry Creek School Board voted unanimously to change start times for students in the next school year.

The changes will affect all Cherry Creek high schools, middle schools and elementary schools.

Start times for high schools would be pushed back 65 minutes, middle schools will start an hour to 50 minutes later, and elementary schools would begin 65 minutes earlier.

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Here’s a look at the new start times.

The district started the conversation about changing start times about a year and a half ago.

It sent out a survey to more than 67,000 parents, students and staff.

The district says support for changing the district's schedule was "overwhelming."

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