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Sleep deprivation is a significant hidden factor in the underachievement of school pupils, according to a global study.
The international comparison, carried out by Boston College, found the United States to have the highest number of sleep-deprived students, with 73% of 9 and 10-year-olds and 80% of 13 and 14-year-olds identified by their teachers as being adversely affected.