Poor Girls Are Leaving Their Brothers Behind
As a college education becomes increasingly important in today’s economy, it’s girls, not boys, who are succeeding in school. The gap is exacerbated in low-income families.
W Bradford Wilcox
5. And it will get worse, at least in the short term, as the gender gap in college completion grows.
Of all the kids I grew up with in the inner-city, only a few other girls and I made it to college. NO BOYS. Why? by
As the importance of college grows in today's economy, low-income girls are graduating at a higher rate than boys