My blog discusses the important and complex subjects of college completion, college success, student risk factors (for failing), college readiness, and academic preparation. I will explore the pieces of the college puzzle that heavily influence, if not determine, college success rates.
Book Explores Why Males Lag Females In College Success
Peg Tyre has written a book, The Trouble With Boys published by Crown, 2008
. It is written primarily for parents rather than educators or policy makers, but is useful journalism.It is provactive and suggestive of future research in a field where so little is known. Why are boys reciving only 42% of four year degrees, and lag on almost all indicators of college preparation? She has numerous interviews with scholars and practioners, and offers some a way to move away from a boys versus girls analysis.
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