In the news: Earlier start dates in OC, Newsweek’s top high schools, Summer at the Center, ideal sleep times and more

The first week of school is in the books for a handful of local districts, but that’s not the only education news this week. Here are a few stories you might have missed:

  • A number of Orange County school districts have shifted to earlier start dates in recent years, citing benefits including more time for students to study for their Advanced Placement exams.