Helping children understand in the early years of schooling that there is not just one "right" way to be a boy or a girl will open up opportunities for each child to explore their education more fully.
We envy the academic achievement level in China. There are many reasons for their achievement. But one is that instructional time is respected. The teachers teach -- uninterrupted. Not a second is lost.
Confusing a measure of well-being for well-being itself has been done in spades in education. Rare indeed do we hear from those who work inside schools and are paying attention not only to "indicators" but to what they are intended stand-ins for.