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Education Next Takes On the Gender Gaps

By Richard Whitmire — January 15, 2010 1 min read

I debate Susan McGee Bailey, the author of the 1992 paper from AAUW arguing that schools are shortchanging girls (not boys). That’s the study that got me started on Why Boys Fail. I wrote that up uncritically -- by hindsight, big mistake.

Education Next went all out. They have a book excerpt, with me reading, and a video.

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