Bias Against Boys in Education Revisited

    Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 3:51 PM

    Posted by Mike McPartlin on Feb 21, 2019 3:51:00 PM

    Boys are still being discriminated against in our education system

    By Mike McPartlin, Headmaster, Bridgedale Academy

    Christina Hoff Sommers"Being a normal boy is a serious liability"

    In the last few years I've written blogs about how the US public education system discriminates against boys, as girls continue to leave the boys in the dust academically and all indications are that the problem is getting worse.

    I concluded at the time that it's crucial our schools get back to letting boys be boys.

    But for a much more authoritative take on this serious issue, listen here to scholar Christina Hoff Sommers (PhD and author of "The War Against Boys") in this Prager U video:


    At Bridgedale Academy, boys can still be boys!

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    Open Enrollment for the 2019-20 school year at Bridgedale has begun. We are also still accepting transfers for the 2018-19 School Year. 

    Bridgedale Academy is an all-boys school for athletes, a prep school for serious youth hockey players offering grades 5 through 8 each school year. In addition to our winning combination of sports and academics, we focus on leadership training. We use a classical academic curriculum and our graduates go on to attend some of the most prestigious high schools in the country, including Lake Forest Academy, Culver Military Academy, Shattuck St. Mary’s, Northwood School, Benet Academy, Fenwick Prep, St. Ignatius Prep, Marmion Academy, Latin School and Providence Catholic. We pride ourselves on being the top youth hockey prep school in the nation. Sixteen (16) of our former or current students have already received their NCAA Division 1 college hockey commitments. Three (3) of our graduates competed for USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program. Two (2) now compete for the University of Notre Dame. One just signed his entry-level contract with the NHL New York Islanders. Several Bridgedale grads are now playing junior hockey, including in the USHL, the OHL and the NAHL.
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