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Are Girls Just Brighter Than Boys?

By Richard Whitmire — November 19, 2010 1 min read

No, answers this British headmaster, who argues that a lack of male role models in schools causes boys to lose interest in academics.

I think the problem goes well beyond a lack of male role models. Twenty five years ago, when boys were doing fine in school, elementary schools were just as dominated by female teachers as they are today.

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