New Study Shows Boys Lagging Behind Girls in Reading

Girls are reading better than boys, according to a new study by the Center on Education Policy, and the pattern is giving girls a life-long advantage, experts tell ABC News. Boys are lagging behind girls on standardized reading tests in all 50 states, the research suggests. In some states, the boys are trailing girls by as much as 10 percentage points. While girls best boys in reading throughout the country, the genders are evenly split when it came to proficiency in math. In past years,...Full Story
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