Fifteen-year-old girls are more likely to be proficient in reading, mathematics, and science than their male peers, according to a new analysis. But among top-performing students, girls do worse than boys in math and science.
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March 05, 2015
March 05, 2015
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February 11, 2015
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January 02, 2015
Publisher HarperCollins has pulled from shelves an atlas with maps that failed to include the state of Israel.
December 30, 2014
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July 28, 2014
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July 21, 2014
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December 13, 2013
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December 06, 2013
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December 03, 2013
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