High schools are not doing a great job preparing students (especially boys) for the world beyond. But hey, they're doing a great job with Friday night football.
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April 19, 2011
February 16, 2011
Useful discussion captured at Inside Higher Education about how to measure college success -- a debate that needs to focus on gender issues (but usually doesn't).
September 21, 2010
For those following the debate over whether we send too many young people to college (read: do we really have to worry about fewer men than women graduating from college?) here are the numbers: yes, it pays.
September 15, 2010
Interesting story out of Oregon indicates the gender gaps may be widening further -- an increase in the number of girls taking the test, an indicator of college aspirations, accompanied by a slight drop in the number of boys taking the test. Nationally, far more girls than boys take the test, espec...