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01/29/2018 - The Boy's Initiative Newsletter


The Boy's Initiative Newsletter 01/29/2018

Sponsored: Give Your Son An Outstanding Education At Merchiston Castle School
By DC Thompson on 01/24/2018

"... Edinburgh, takes pride in specialising in the education of boys and preparing them for the world, developing aspirational, and sensitive, yet gentle men. Think about a wonderfully caring and nurturing family environment, where boys learn to like learning more. ..."
By Caller Times on 01/23/2018

"... Each year the prom, celebrates the students in special education classes at the high school and parents, teachers and students volunteer to plan the event. Students throughout the high school are selected to escort the honorees and celebrate with them. ..."

These Kids Started A Book Club For Minority Boys. It's The Most Popular Club In School

By The Washington Post on 01/21/2018

"... “The books that we read here, we can relate to,” 11-year-old Devon Wesley said. The book club has finally allowed Devon to encounter black characters who look like him.

The club dates back to December, when a fifth-grader complained one morning that his lackluster results on a citywide English exam didn’t reflect his true reading abilities. ..."

New Book - The Boy Crisis By Warren Farrell & John Gray

What is the boy crisis? It’s a crisis of education. Worldwide, boys are 50 percent less likely than girls to meet basic proficiency in reading, math, and science.…


Minority Youth Project
The issue of male underachievement is most pronounced in minority communities

Health Provider Toolkit for adolescent and young adult males
is a project to develop clinical practice tools and resources

National Affinity Network
Change begins at the local level

Click on the following topics for more information. For the most recent data on the status of boys, review the Study and Proposal to Create a White House Council on Boys to Men.

Failure to Launch
Failure to Launch is becoming a matter of growing concern to many parents

Students cannot be expected to excel in an atmosphere of fear, yet that is exactly the challenge that thousands of boys face everyday.

Dropping Out
Information about boys' higher drop-out rates, failure rates, and lower college attendance.



Online Library
A comprehensive source of information on boys issues, by subject area.  Includes scholarly articles, media reports, official reports, media events and a range of other resources.

Our weekly news roundup on issues related to boys and young men

This list contains a wide range of individuals who have been active in issues relating to boys who have come to our attention. 

Many national organizations focus on issues that relate to boys and young men

Parent & Teacher Tools
Practical advice for Parents and Teachers
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