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No Need for a Gender War

By Richard Whitmire — April 12, 2010 1 min read
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All that needs to happen, for Jack Jennings to get what he asks for, is for the same efforts to be made to boost boys’ literacy that were made for girls regarding math and science. Seems simple enough. There’s no evidence boys were hurt as more girls were steered into upper level math and science courses.

Try explaining that to the AAUW, which still maintains the boy troubles are a mirage -- nothing more than repackaged race and income issues.

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