UE Pass rates

The Herald reports on the achievement rates gender gap:

The achievement gap between boys and girls is widening. Last year, half of female students at secondary schools passed Level 3 or gained sufficient attainment to attend university, while 37.1 per cent of male pupils passed.

The growing failure of boys in the system is a scandal. If it was girls, there would be demands for the UN to investigate this discrimination, commissions of inquiry etc etc.

No doubt  there are many factors at play, but one stat I recall is that there has been no new single sex boys schools built in 30+ years.

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