Observer newspaper covers wide interest in mindfulness amongst state schools

Close your eyes and breathe: schools sign up to mindfulness (Observer/Guardian)

...the problem, says Jamie Bristow, director of the Mindfulness Initiative, a research and policy organisation, 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.”

Guardian screenshot