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Hanna Rosin on the Gender Gaps

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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