boys in school 

Why Do So Many Boys Not Care About 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.

Are boys needs being met in school?

Today was the first day of school for my district. The kids came tumbling down the hall and into my classroom, grinning and shy and eager..
As I watched take over the pristine room---looking for their cubbies and their desks, and...

Are our schools being 'feminized'? If so, does it matter?

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...

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