In regards to education, boys face many difficulties that are unique to them, or that they suffer in greater volume than girls do.
These issues include getting suspended, and expelled 2 and 3 times more often than girls are, making up 80% of high school to college aged suicides, being more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD and more likely to be put on medication for it, and even discrimination from teachers.
In order for the future of these young boys’ to be protected, something must be done in order to address these problems, much akin to the many attempts to address girls falling behind in maths and science in the classroom. However, the disparity between boys and girls in writing and reading is much greater than that in the case of maths and science. Boys are seriously lagging behind, and something must be done to help them.
View original post 997 more words