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09/22/2014 03:05 pm ET

Why Girls Tend to Get Better Grades Than Boys Do

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As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across all grade levels and academic subjects, girls earn higher grades than boys. Not just in the United States, but across the globe, in countries as far afield as Norway and Hong Kong.

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