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A major study of recent international data on school mathematics performance casts doubt on some common assumptions about gender and math achievement — in particular, the idea that girls and women have less ability due to a difference in biology.
Researchers said on Monday that girls, if they are given the same opportunities and encouragement, can do just as well at math as boys â€” even at the genius level.
A culture of neglect and, at some age levels, outright social ostracism, is derailing a generation of students, especially girls, deemed the very best in mathematics, according to a new study.
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