Research Results

Research from regional, national and international assessments reveal the following trends:

Boys read less than girls.

Boys do not perform as well as girls in reading and writing tasks.

Boy's scores are lower than girls in Language Arts.

Fewer boys are finishing High School than girls.

There are less boys enrolling in University.

Boys prefer information texts to narratives.

Boys read less for enjoyment than girls.

Boys' attitude towards reading tends to be more negative than the girls.

Boys generally think that girls are better readers.