Tag Archives: School

First direct evidence that later school day really does help teenagers

Teenagers benefit from a late startCaiaimage/Sam Edwards/Getty By Alice Klein Pushing back high school start times not only improves the quality of students’ sleep, it also boosts attendance and academic performance, according to a study of US school attenders. The study is the first to show this objectively – using wrist-worn activity monitors to measure sleep… Read More »

From school principal to cult video game star?

SECRET IDENTITY: Greg Smith as Barry Burton, the world-weary mercenary from Resident Evil, the hugely popular video game. Wagga’s Greg Smith has become an accidental internet sensation. You see, it turns out that Mr Smith, the hugely popular former principal of South Wagga Public School, actually starred as the live-action version of a world-weary mercenary… Read More »

Trend of fewer black male medical school graduates having bad overall effect

While the applicant pool has grown, the number of black males applying is trending downward. © bst2012 – Fotolia.com A lack of African American males entering the medical profession is having a broad overall impact on the black community, a new study shows. According to a 2015 report from the American Association of Medical Colleges, between… Read More »