School says meditation helps struggling students: Pilot program lowers stress levels in East Palo Alto day school

For some of the most challenged students in East Palo Alto, the best part of their day is closing their eyes and turning in to themselves.

Quiet Time, created by the Center for Wellness and Achievement in Education, is a semester-long pilot program at Sequoia Community Day School Green Street Academy that focuses on meditation for stress reduction. Funded with $35,000 as part of the Sequoia Healthcare District’s Healthy Schools Initiative grant and matching funds from the district.  Read more here.

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