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Green space around primary schools may improve students' academic performance

By Alison Carver, Senior Research Fellow, Behaviour Environment and Cognition Program, Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University
Amanda J. Wheeler, Senior Research Fellow Behaviour, Environment and Cognition Research Program, Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University
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A study showed that, on average, more greenery around primary schools was associated with better NAPLAN scores. Higher exposure to traffic-related pollution was associated with poorer scores.


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