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News - March 20, 2015

Health professionals urge district to start school later

Medical community weighs in on debate over zero periods, but students want to retain choice

by Elena Kadvany

Thirty-five local and regional health professionals sent a letter to the Palo Alto school board and superintendent Wednesday, urging the district to align itself with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendation that high school students start their days no earlier than 8:30 a.m.

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