Parents protest new school start times

“The meeting was emotionally charged from the start. Superintendent Tommy Chang repeatedly riled parents in his opening remarks as he defended the new bell times, prompting them to yell ‘No,’ ‘Unacceptable,’ and ‘Stop the change.

‘We are deeply committed to working with families to make sure all transitions are as smooth as possible,’ Chang said, eliciting jeers from parents who want him to abandon the plan.