A lot of research show that meditation help students to learn better and focus better. For info:

How Many People Meditate? In 2012 study showed:  18mill US population meditate = 8% of population meditate and interested in meditation, Globally it was estimated up to 500 mill people meditate and are interested in meditation. Numbers have significantly increased since 2012.

27 Meditation Statistics That You Should Be Aware Of 10 times more children used meditation in 2017 than in 2012, estimated meditation market will be over $2 billion, 14% of Americans say they meditated in past 12 months.