Nature or nurture?

Associated Press, Washington

“For all the differences between the sexes, here’s one that might stir up debate in the teacher’s lounge: Boys learn more from men and girls learn more from women. That’s the upshot of a provocative study by Thomas Dee, an associate professor of economics at Swarthmore College and visiting scholar at Stanford University.”

Disclosure: For my last two years in high school, I attended an all-boys school taught by an all-male faculty. And then an all-male college taught by a mostly male faculty.