I was so busy complaining about the researchers leaving out gender data that I neglected to read the actual recommendations offered up for improving graduation rates. As John Merrow points out, recommendation #5 -- which happens to be where boys have fallen behind -- is key.
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Education Week's Diploma Count report adds up the most current figures: two-thirds of boys graduate from high school -- a rate that's 7 points lower than the female rate.