May 10, 2010

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INTERVIEW

Gender expert Leonard Sax on the empty world of girls: impressing each other with sex, booze and Facebook—while parents opt out

Dr. Leonard Sax is a family physician and founder of the National Association for Single Sex Public Education, who lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and daughter. The author of two previous books concerning the effects of gender differences on learning, Sax argues in his new book, Girls on the Edge, that today’s teens and tweens look confident on the outside but have a dangerously fragile sense of self.
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THE RETURN OF PRIVATE TODD

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A FRIENDLY NEW WORLD

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I'd like to reply to that Editor’s Note

I was surprised to see in last week's issue of Maclean’s all that disassociation going on
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THE BRAILLE CRISIS

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THE BACK PAGES

THE KING OF MANGOES

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