On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, I discuss one of the underlying reasons why young boys are trailing behind their female peers: Low reading comprehension. As noted last week, young men (and women) who have difficulty reading will also struggle with math and their other studies, contributing to low academic achievement and exacerbating the nation’s dropout crisis.
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