If You Are a Boy and You Are Attending a Poor School....
|Above copied from
School Quality and the Gender Gap in Educational Achievement
|Data from Annual Poverty Indicator Survey 2013 and DepEd, Philippines
The gaps above are quite substantial. Take, for instance, the difference in scores between boys and girls in the National Achievement Test. This difference is about four tenths of the standard deviation in the exam. Using the graph above, this gap is in fact off scale, which provides quite a sobering insight on the current status of Philippine basic education.