OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida lawmaker wants high school students to catch more z's.
High school students start school at 7:15 a.m.
The alarms sound different, the
"How much do you dread hearing that?" asked Channel 9's Greg Warmoth.
"A lot. It's horrible. Awful," said student Avaris Mejia.
Gateway High School students weren't afraid to chime in on their early morning
"Teens are wired to stay up late and start later, no doubt. But it all comes down to dollars and cents," Wheeler said.
Legislators will decide on changing school start times this spring.
Wheeler said he is all for it, as long as Osceola County doesn't have to pay for it -- a cost he said would be in the dozens of millions.
Mejia hopes they find the funding.
"Is there anything good about getting up early?" Warmoth asked.
"No," Mejia said.
Channel 9 did not hear back from state
The legislative session starts in March.