Will later school start times help or hurt local residents?

Denae Ayala and Tahiti Salinas

Denae Ayala and Tahiti Salinas

Students in El Sereno and Downey say they look forward to later school start times, as required by a state law that goes into effect during the 2022-2023 school year. Meanwhile, parents and administrators interviewed are ambivalent, with some worried about unintended consequences for teachers’ commutes and parents trying to get to work on time.