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US high schools are tightening up their graduation requirements in math and science, which sounds like it should be a good thing. A new study has found, however, that enforcing more rigorous academics drives some students to drop out.
A new study published in the June 2013 issue of the journal Education (Vol. 133, No. 4) shows practice of the Transcendental Meditation® technique was associated with higher graduation rates, compared to controls.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).