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Why Do Girls Not Like Math?


Girls score just as highly as boys on standardized math tests in Grade 3 and 6, yet when asked if they are good at math, or if they like math, they score much lower than boys. Why is that? If girls are just as capable at doing math as boys, what turns them off? Experts are becoming concerned, because fewer girls pursue math at higher levels, and the careers that follow. Find out why girls are walking away from math, and what we can do about it.