Marijuana use tied to poorer school performance

When high school students started smoking marijuana regularly they were less likely to get good grades and want to pursue university, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The study, published in the Journal of School Health, found that when...

Classroom study measures vision and NAPLAN achievement

QUT researchers have investigated how vision can affect a child’s ongoing learning, with results showing 30 per cent of Year 3 students tested had uncorrected eye problems that could affect their NAPLAN performances. Importantly, the children referred for...