Failing at Fairness: How America's Schools Cheat Girls (Paperback)
How America's Schools Cheat Girls
Scribner Book Company, 9780684800738, 368pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 1995
- Girls' learning problems are not identified as often as boys' are
- Boys receive more of their teachers' attention
- Girls start school testing higher in every academic subject, yet graduate from high school scoring 50 points lower than boys on the SAT
Hard-hitting and eye-opening, Failing at Fairness should be read by every parent, especially those with daughters.
About the Author
Praise For Failing at Fairness: How America's Schools Cheat Girls…
The New York Times
Required reading for anyone interested in sex bias.
President, National Organization for Women
Provides hard evidence of the discrimination women face from the first day of school.
Author of The Beauty Myth
We need many more books like this one, that draw into the foreground the fact that sexism in the schools is crippling America's leadership and productivity.