From exam schedules to yoga to prayer, high schools take large and small steps to manage student stress Just four years apart, Charlene Margot's son and daughter, Taylor and Brittany, had dramatically different experiences as students at Menlo-Atherton High School. Taylor was a member of M-A's class of , the very last with a school calendar that scheduled first-semester final exams in January, after winter break. When little sister Brittany got there, finals had been moved to December — before the holidays. The calendar change "has made a huge difference at M-A," Charlene Margot said. Families can take vacations and spend some family time without worrying that their teenager should be writing term papers and getting ready for finals.
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The 74Million. According to the CDC, as many as 70 percent of high school students do not get enough sleep. For decades, information about the importance of sleep has been targeted at parents and school boards. The National Sleep Foundation says teenagers need between 8 and 10 hours of sleep per night.
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