BOYS AND SCHOOLING

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At your desk The great equalizer Boys will be boys
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Historically, gender and educational equity has been about women. How schools shortchange girls Math $ Science curriculum, standardized testing, pedagogy disadvantages girls School girls Hidden columns
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In the late 1990’s we see shift to a focus on boys Real Boys The war against boys
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Assumptions Schools are biased Innate differences between sexes Very much biological matter Boy’s brain are different and make them study different
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Gender Gap in Education Females are the majority on college campuses; in 2003, 51% F – 41% M had completed or enrolled in higher education Females and males in every ethnic group have increased their postsecondary participation rates since the mid 1970s Aggregate focus on gender gap masks important racial differences.
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Postsecondary Participation Question so far?
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Smith Male Academy Started as a district-level”intervention: to
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