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November 08, 2010

Homework Tutors

The grade gender gaps are driving in part by homework. In short, girls do it, and do it well. Boys ... not so much. The Times describes one solution -- at rates as much as $100 an hour. Okay, this may be more of a Manhattan solution.

July 19, 2010

Boys Embarrassed to Carry School Books Home?

Here's how they handle the dilemma Illinois style.

May 30, 2010

Why Boys Fail in Washington State: Homework?

Frankly, I don't buy it, but you can read all about it here. To me, homework is a symptom, not a cause.

February 13, 2010

The Atlantic Weighs in on Marriageable Mate

Thanks to reader Scott Steinbrecker for pointing out this Atlantic piece on the changing economic relationships between men and women. Once again, the focus is on the economy, rather than education gender gaps -- the factor I believe will propel this development into the future.

February 11, 2010

Controversy over The Times Campus Dating Story

Gawker serves as the vehicle for the complaints from some of the students quoted in the Times story about the dating dilemma on campuses where the female population reaches 60 percent. I blogged on that and linked my reporting on the situation, based on a visit to Virginia's James Madison University...

February 01, 2010

What's the Point of Turning in Homework?

That's what I hear from boys, who in many cases do their homework but never bother turning it in. Sometimes they forget; other times they just think it's cooler to not turn it in. Now there's a new book about straightening out the disorganized lives of boys, That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week....



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