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What Is Happening With Boys In School?


by Michael Gurian & Kathy Stevens — May 02, 2005

There is great concern across the United States regarding the number of boys that are failing and dropping out of school. Girls now outnumber boys in college, in student government, and in extra-curricular activities. How do we help boys re-enage with the educational process and perform to their individual potential? Our strategy is to train the adults working with boys and girls about male and female brain differences and how those differences translate into curriculum being implemented in a way that helps both sexes excel.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: May 02, 2005
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 11854, Date Accessed: 10/20/2017 11:10:17 PM

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  • Michael Gurian
    The Gurian Institute
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    MICHAEL GURIAN is a social philosopher, family therapist, corporate consultant, and the New York Times bestselling author of twenty books published in fifteen languages.
  • Kathy Stevens
    The Gurian Institute
    KATHY STEVENS has over 25 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector, focusing on children, youth, families and women's issues. Her professional experience includes designing and administering programs in early childhood care and education, domestic violence, juvenile corrections, adult community corrections, teen pregnancy prevention, cultural competency and women's self-sufficiency. Much of her work has been done with economically disadvantaged and ethnically diverse communities.
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