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Schools Across US Find More Success With Yoga, Mindfulness Classes Than Detention, Punishment

By Elias Marat An increasing number of schools across the country are introducing mindfulness practice and yoga classes to address student anxiety, tardiness, and disruptions. The alternative approach to school discipline seeks to address student misbehavior by addressing one of its root causes —namely, allowing…

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Study: Students Who Play Instruments, Take Music Classes Have Better Grades Than Peers

By John Anderer VANCOUVER, British Columbia — High school music courses frequently fall victim to budget cuts due to the general belief that other subjects, such as math or history, are more important to students’ education. However, a new study performed at the University of British…

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Schools Are Tracking Your Child’s Mental Health—Whether You Like It or Not

By Kerry McDonald A worrying trend is emerging in schools across the country. With increasing regularity, school districts are tracking students’ mental health and raising flags if a screening shows something amiss. Student mental health tracking is often framed in terms of safety or prevention, arguing…

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