Reading & Literacy Opinion

Hanna Rosin on the Gender Gaps

By Richard Whitmire — June 07, 2010 1 min read
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Writing in New York Magazine, Rosin looks at the gender gaps in light of the recent New York Times piece on girls dominating the early-grades gifted classes in New York City. The answer seems clear: When you push more intensive verbal skills to the early grades, where girls can handle them better than boys, and then measure for “giftedness” using a test heavy on verbal skills .... I mean, should anyone be surprised?

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