The Observer newspaper has covered the wide interest in mindfulness amongst state schools. There are now over 4,000 teachers qualified to tackle stress in pupils through mindfulness practices. But we've still a way to go before mindfulness is available to all school children. The problem, says Jamie Bristow, director of the Mindfulness Initiative,  is that the poorest schools tend to get excluded.

“Those schools struggling most with behavioural issues and high levels of stress and absenteeism are the ones that would most benefit from this, but they are the least likely to do it because they haven’t got the money.”

                                                                                                           - Jamie Bristow

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