Psychologist discusses cultural factors that cause variations of learning between girls and boys
Female graduates now account for 60 percent of U.S. bachelor’s degree holders. Young men both enter college at a lower rate than women and drop out more often. Boys get lower grades than girls in high school and middle school and report liking school less. Dr. Wes Crenshaw, a psychologist, discusses cultural factors that could contribute to these findings — and how to resolve them.