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Troubling Gender Gaps in Education

Posted by Jed Applerouth, PhD on August 15, 2017 in Education, Featured, Jed Said

Female students, by and large, are outperforming males at every level of education. The data illustrating this overall phenomenon is quite compelling. Girls, as a group, tend to have higher grades, take more advanced classes, graduate high school at higher rates, and participate in higher education, both undergraduate and graduate school, at higher rates. Indeed, some 70% of high school valedictorians are female.

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