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Is school bad for your mental health?
School is bad for your mental health.
Compulsory education means that young children are separated from their families from an early age. This can be distressing.
The national curriculum forces children to learn what the state wishes and this is not aligned to an individual's personal interests and goals.
Exam pressures mean that many children and young people experience stress regularly throughout their education.
Schools expect and encourage
Schools are environments where children and young people are able to develop their skills and competencies in a risk-managed environment.
Bullying, stress, and conflict are what
affects mental health
, not school itself.
Most citizens attend school (as children or adults) and have good mental health.
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