Girls Outperform Boys: 3 Reasons to Worry

We all know the stereotype: girls outperform boys in reading and boys outperform girls in math and science. It’s what I grew up believing and definitely bought into hook, line, and sinker. So did all my male math and science teachers. In my math classes they told me not to worry that I didn’t understand, and in physics, I was called the "dumb brunette." Need I say more.

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