Speak Out!

July 13, 2005


Last week, Anne Arundel County school board members considered testimony from school transportation officials and parents from Annapolis and Severna Park high schools about school operating hours.

Supervisor of Transportation Winship Wheatley explained several options to change the high school start time of 7:17 a.m., the earliest in the state. These included shifting the time all schools begin by about 15 minutes, picking up high school students after elementary and middle-schoolers instead of before them, and hiring more bus drivers and purchasing more buses to delay the start time of only high school students - at a substantial cost.How would new start times affect students and your community?


Tell us what you think at arundel.speakout@baltsun.com by tomorrow. Please keep your response short, and include your name, address and phone number. A selection will be published Sunday.

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