Later school start times reduce car crashes, improve teen safety

A study published online as an accepted paper in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that later school start times were associated with a significant drop in vehicle accidents involving teen drivers.advertisement Researchers analyzed motor vehicle accident statistics involving adolescents in Fairfax County, Virginia, for two school years before and after the implementation of later school […]

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Students do better in school when they can understand, manage emotions

Students who are better able to understand and manage their emotions effectively, a skill known as emotional intelligence, do better at school than their less skilled peers, as measured by grades and standardized test scores, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.advertisement “Although we know that high intelligence and a conscientious personality are […]

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Schools less important than parents in determining higher education aspirations

A new study shows that the elementary school a child attends has almost no influence on their desire to progress to higher education — as factors including parental aspirations, academic support from their mother and having a desk to work on are much more important.advertisement Published in the journal Educational Studies, the findings of the research […]

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