Fremont, CA: District approves late start and mental health monitoring

Jan 12, 2018, Cupertino Today (Fremont, CA): FUHSD schools will start later to give kids enough sleep Fremont Union High School District (FUHSD) students will have a later start to the school day beginning next school year. That is the result of the work of the District’s Community Taskforce on Student Wellness means the five schools in FUHSD will start school at 8 a.m. That will delay the current start time by 25 minutes for Monta Vista High, Lynbrook High, Cupertino High and Fremont High, and by 10 minutes for Homestead High. In an April 2017 Student Wellness Survey focused on start time and sleep deprivation, 23.2 percent of students responded to severe sleep deprivation, reporting that they only get six hours or less of sleep per night. … The Taskforce is also in charge of monitoring other wellness issues the students might face, such as health issues and mental health.