And the way they handle it is by lowering grades, or expelling them if they become too troublesome.Boys have always been more prone to act out than girls. Teachers seemed to have been perfectly capable of handling male students in this regard without getting their proverbial "panties in a twist" in the past.
They have plenty of outlets for their energyHow is it productive to basically ensure that boys will be more likely to get in trouble by removing physical outlets for their energy, if you're going to slap them down with ludicrous penalties for it?
zero tolerance rules, which I do not support, is a right wing idea.In the past couple of years alone, we've had boys suspended or expelled for things as innocuous as making pretend guns with their fingers and kissing girls on the cheek. How many more ridiculous punishments do you think have slipped past the media's notice?
Every generation has had to demonstrate an ability to put the skills and knowledge they've gained in the classroom to use in the classroom in order to get a passing grade. It's not a new thing.Prove it. The only generation to be raised under this style of education so far has had more trouble translating their academic experiences into the workforce than any other in our nation's history.