Report: England's girls lag behind boys in maths

05/7/2009 | Guardian (London), The

More than one-fifth of primary-school pupils in England move on to secondary school without a good understanding of maths, according to a report that shows that girls fare the worst. Some say government officials should study what is preventing maths achievement among girls and also investigate best practices for teaching maths by asking the students themselves.

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