Girls ignite education

 Kristof De Witte, University of Maastricht, NetherlandsFerry Haan, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

 The Dutch education system has a high amount of ‘ability tracking’. Boys might be at a disadvantage because of their later cognitive development. Recently, much attention has been given to the performance differences between boys and girls. This article discusses this recent debate and the historical and future developments of same-sex education in The Netherlands.

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