Girls' classroom gains not coming at boys' expense, report says

A new report by the American Association of University Women debunks the notion of a "boys crisis" in U.S. schools, saying both boys and girls in the classroom have shown stable or improved performance on standardized exams in the past 10 years, even as men continue to outearn women in the workplace. The report also notes that the greatest discrepancies in academic performance are found when comparing students according to household income, race and ethnicity, as opposed to gender.

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