Carpe Diem - AEI
But reality always intrudes.
"1. More girls than boys graduate in the top 10% and the second 10% of their classes
2. Far more girls than boys have GPAs of A+, A and A- while far more boys than girls have GPAs of C or below
Girls have a higher overall average GPA than boys
3. More girls than boys have completed more than four years of study in every one of six subjects reported
4. More girls than boys have taken high school AP courses and/or Honors courses in the six subjects reported"
Girls rule, boys drool, or is this sexism? Egad!
"1. Public schooling is obviously geared towards female traits
2. Except the SAT. Curious, when you test them objectively, the “academically inferior” win"
And it is right there that the giving away good grades for behaving self destructs. The proof is always in the result not in the process.
What is really happening here is that young men no longer find schooling an important stepping stone towards success. It is difficult to see how an unaltered 19th century institution will carry us through the 21st century without radical changes. The video below, and Sir Ken's TED talks are an excellent primer for this issue: