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STUDY SAYS GIRLS DO WELL AT SCHOOL WHILE BOYS FEEL NEGLECTED

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A study of an East Anglian comprehensive school - reflecting the national picture - found that the girls do consist...
A study of an East Anglian comprehensive school - reflecting the national picture - found that the girls do consistently better at GCSE than the boys, who feel they are unfairly treated or neglected in class, reported The Guardian (26 August, p6).

Michael Younger, who made the study with fellow researcher Molly Warburton at Homerton College, Cambridge, said schools which had reduced discrimination against girls must now tackle boys' under-achievement, The Guardian reported.
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