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Boys Don’t Read Enough

Girls read more than boys in just about every developed country, and it's a big reason they have better educational outcomes.
Source: Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

Developed countries like the United States have seen a remarkable transformation in education over the last century: Girls and young women—once subjected to discrimination in, and even exclusion from, schools and colleges—have “conquered” those very institutions, as a report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) . Today, for example, women a growing majority of students on college campuses in the U.S., up from

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