Schools which focus solely on achieving academically can push pupils into "anti-school peer groups" and towards "risk behaviours", like smoking, illegal drugs and violence, according to experts
Writing for a leading medical journal, a group of academics lead by Professor Chris Bonell said:
This is associated with many students, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, disengaging from school and instead investing in 'anti-school' peer groups and risk behaviours, such as smoking, taking drugs, and violence.
Furthermore, research suggests that 'teaching to the test', which commonly occurs in school systems with a narrow focus on attainment, can harm students' mental health.
More top news
Perkins said Weinstein repeatedly sexually harassed her, starting when he asked her to massage him while he was in his underwear.
Researchers found taking the drugs was associated with a 36% heightened risk of being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
The study reveals cases of slave driving and human trafficking suffering delays, being prematurely shelved or being overlooked entirely.