Online Gaming Could Improve A Teenager’s Academic Performance

Parents’ fears about the impact of gaming on their children’s academic performance may be misplaced, new research suggests. Scientists at RMIT University in Melbourne found that students who play online games almost every day actually score significantly better in tests. Frequent gamers scored 15 points above the average in maths and 17 points higher than…


Term-Time Holiday Ruling: Jon Platt Sets Up Company To Help Other Parents Get Refunds On Fines

Dad John Platt who won a High Court term-time holiday ruling after refusing to pay his £120 fine hopes to help hundreds of other parents claim their fines back. Platt, 44, from the Isle of Wight, has set up a company called School Fines Refunds Limited to recover money that has been “unlawfully fined”. He said parents have…