Background

  • During the 2016-2017 school year, a group of concerned parents approached the Fox Chapel Area School District administration to examine the potential adjustment of student start times across the district.

Timeline

  • 2016-2017

    Group of concerned parents approaches Fox Chapel Area School District administration to examine potential adjustment of student start times across the district

    August 2017

    Fox Chapel Area School District begins examination of district start times

    November 2017

    District site-based meeting held to explore possible school start time changes and discuss site-based survey results

    April 2018

    FCASD utilizes Transfinder to complete bell time study

    District Forum panel discussion

    September 2018

    FCASD provides additional information to community and initiates districtwide survey

    Early findings and other information presented during school board Committee of the Whole meeting

    February 2019

    District site-based team holds first meeting on positive implications and potential challenge of pushing back high school start time

    April 2019

    District site-based team reconvenes and hears from health officials who support later start times