The Uncommon Man

January 25, 2006

Boys And The Education Gender-Gap

Newsweek has a thorough article about boys under-achieving in education. They offer several potential reasons for this: the biololgical difference between boy's and girl's brains and that education systems focus on learning that favors girls; "misguided" feminism that put lots of attention in the 1990s to closing the education gender gap by focusing on girls, but leaving boys behind; and the effects of a generation of boys who are growing up without biological fathers present or male-mentors of any kind.

via Newsweek - The Trouble With Boys

Posted by Russell at January 25, 2006 10:30 AM


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