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More Reasons Males Trail Females in College Attainment

August 25th, 2011

  One of the reasons males trail females in college entrance and graduation is discipline problems in k-12. In these grades public school boys are twice as likely as girls to receive an out-of- school suspension, and three times as likely to be expelled. Males continue to not enroll in fast growing traditional female occupations like health care when they enter college. Males college graduation compared to females has trended down since 1977. Asian Male students earn 44.7% of the degrees, white men43.5% and black men 33%  compared to women.

Source , Pell Institute