News Archives

Sunday

March 1, 2009 11:23 am

What boys want: perspectives on gender differences

If you’ve been paying attention to education news, you know that boys are falling behind academically. You’ve heard they are lagging in reading and writing, graduating from high school at lower rates than girls, and filling fewer seats in college classrooms.

Thursday

February 12, 2009 4:17 pm

Bates psychology professor studies achievement of boys and young men

Professor of Psychology Georgia Nigro participates in the Maine Boys Network, a consortium of policy analysts, educators and youth-services professionals that sponsored a year-long study on the academic underachievement of 540 Maine boys and young men