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Do girls actually do better in preschool than boys?

by Deepa Fernandes | Take Two

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Aiden and Milo play in a tree at the Child Educational Center. Mae Ryan/KPCC

Magazine articles and mommy-blogs have decried that classrooms are made for girls, leaving little boys squarely in the mischief-maker box.

As preschool becomes more academic, some parents of boys are worried they'll do poorly - or get in trouble. KPCC's Deepa Fernandes decided to dig into boy vs. girl brain science and brings us this report. 

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