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Britain’s schools are failing boys who fall behind

because feminists and gender equality groups have made the issue a ‚TABOO‘, warns ex-UCAS chief

  • Mary Curnock Cook said boys falling behind at school has become ’normalised‘
  • She added it’s been made ‚taboo‘ to discuss it by feminists groups
  • Girls surpass the grades achieved by the opposite sex in every age group
  • She said it has resulted in lower university admissions for working class boys 

„Britain’s schools are failing to help boys who under perform at school out of fear it will be ridiculed by feminist and gender equality groups, ex-UCAS chief has warned.

Mary Curnock Cook, who was head of the university admissions service until last year, has stated her alarm that boys falling behind at school has become ’normalised‘, reports the Telegraph.

She added that it has become an unpopular topic of conversation because she believes feminist groups have made the issue ‚taboo‘.

Ms Curnock Cook told the newspaper: ‚I just find it unacceptable to think that it’s OK to let boys fall further and further behind in education and allow the gap to get bigger.‘ “ (…)