The Truth About Boys and Girls is a report from Education Sector which documents some alarming trends in educating boys. It seems as though some data suggests that girls are doing better than boys in several academic subjects. Interesting turn of events, eh? Is it true? I am afraid that you really have to read the entire report to find the answer. Short form: it depends!
One fact is certain: experts tell us that boys learn differently from girls. That's one reason why you may wish to consider a single sex school for your child. Read Why Attend a Single Sex Private School? for my take on this subject.