January 9, 2012

Gender Equity Linked to Better Math Scores

Ethan Siegel, ScienceBlogs


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You know the stereotype, perpetrated throughout the United States (and well beyond) for generations: girls aren't as good at math as boys are. For a long time, people pointed towards the long list of (almost exclusively male) mathematicians and scientists as support for this idea.

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TAGGED: Mathematics, STEM Education, Gender Discrimination, Gender Differences

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