Mandara was joined by Sara Mead
, a senior research fellow at the New
, for a public discussion on the education of boys as
part of the University of Arkansas education reform department lecture
series. About 30 parents and teachers attended the discussion at the
Jones Center for Families.
The pair will also discuss their
research findings on the achievement gap today with graduate students
and faculty in the College of Education and Health Professions.
a 2006 report report, titled "The Trust About Boys and Girls," Mead
wrote scores from the National Assessment of Educational Progress do
not show boys lagging behind girls in achievement. LINK