Thousands of bright, energetic boys are spending the better part of each day unhappy and coming home to report to their parents that they feel ‘stupid’ or that they ‘don’t fit in’.
Beth Hering, “Help boys get more out of elementary education”
Girls do better than boys in school at all ages and subjects
Maggie Fox, NBC News, 4/29/14
A link between fidgety boys and a sputtering economy
David Leonhardt, The Upshot, New York Times, 4/29/14
In this day of standardized, one-size-fits-all education, these findings should amaze and astonish us. Yet, as you read, I know that many of you are nodding your heads in agreement. Boys are, for the majority, unhappy in school. They are falling behind, being expelled, and dropping out at staggering rates.