04/26/2013 03:02 pm ET

Are Boys Really In Trouble?


For years I have been reading about how American boys are in trouble. What kind of trouble (I asked that myself)? Some statistics are showing that boys are falling behind girls in “grades, participation in advanced classes and graduation rates”.

While reading these studies, I think about the boys that I know (family, friend’s children, neighbors) and they are doing great. They are smart, well spoken, and informed… where is the disconnect?

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