Re: International Initiatives

Barbara Oncay (
Sun, 15 Feb 1998 14:03:23 -0500

I would like to know what you mean by "doing better?" Are you referring
only to scores on standardized tests, or are you including as well the
other dimensions of the educational experience as referenced in the 1992
AAUW report?
Barbara Oncay

At 09:18 PM 12/2/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Linda Purrington wrote:
>> Oh, really? Are girls really doing all that much better than boys in the
>> UK? Do advances carry out into the adult world? What are your criteria?
>> What are your stats and sources? Linda
>Yes, All indications I have seen show girls doing better
>than boys overall in both the UK and in the USA.
> A good source for UK data is:
>Statistics of Education
>Public Examinations GCSE and GCE In England
>Department for Education and Employment Statistical Volume
> For data on the U.S. I have numerous citations to the NCES
>showing relative performance of boys and girls. If anyone
>is interested I can post pointers to this and to indications
>of how this flip-flop in relative perfomance by gender has
>translated to make up in the younger part of the work force.
>Robert Weverka <>

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