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Do boys dislike school? Or just what they’re learning?

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Since the 1970s, a panic about “disaffected” boys underachieving in formal schooling has gripped Western society. Despite efforts in Australia like Boys: Getting It Right and the UK Raising Boys Achievement, this panic still exists, and academics and policy-makers still seek to improve boys’ engagement with school.

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