boys in school
Over the last 40 years, the United States has seen a remarkable change in the academic success of boys and girls. In 1970, 58 percent of college graduates were young men; now close to 60 percent of college graduates are women, and this gender gap...More and more, it's girls who do well academically and boys who are losing ground.
When I wrote the other day about watching the documentary, Raising Cain, on PBS, I hadn't seen this article from the Nation on girls in education. Thanks to our resident "granny," Ann Adams, I've now had a chance to think more about the...