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Drop out rate - Whose is higher? {Boys or Girls}

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  • Observers have long suspected that the graduation rate for boys is significantly lower than that for girls. Now there is enough information to allow us to estimate graduation rates using our method for boys and girls separately.

  • Mass. Boys' Graduation Rates Lag Behind Girls', Study Says{By John Gehring} Male students in Massachusetts' city schools are in trouble. At least this is one general conclusion that could be drawn from a recent report that finds boys in the state's urban school systems are significantly less likely than girls to graduate from high school and earn a college degree.
  • Despite all these girls claim they have their reasons for dropping out. Some of the reasons include pregnancy and becoming parents. Providing better support for pregnant and parenting students. Pregnancy and parenting responsibilities play a significant role in many girls' decisions to drop out of school.