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Boy Gender Gap in Meeting UC/CSU Requirements in California, 2020

Description: California males of all races do worse than their female counterparts of the same race in high school graduation rates. The college readiness gap in California is even larger. Nationally, women outnumber men in undergraduate fall enrollment by more than 2 million every year and have since 2003 (National Center for Educational Statistics).

Geography: State of California, United States

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BAMIndex ID: ED00010
Contributor Name/Organization: Global Initiative for Boys and Men
Archived PDF of original data source: ED00010-datasource.pdf
Keywords: California, College Readiness, Race, Gender, Sex
Additional info: The boy gender gap in college readiness is larger than that of high school graduation, revealing that boys are even less prepared than girls for post-secondary education.
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