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The Sound of Ideas

Boys Adrift

Posted Friday, November 30, 2007

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Fifty years ago, four year colleges were, roughly, 70 percent male. Today, young men make up just 42 percent of America's student body--and most of them never finish. To Cleveland native Dr. Leonard Sax, that's just one of the troubling statistics about America's boys. There's also the one-third of men between 22 and 34 still living with Mom and Dad. He says the root causes are pretty clear, as are some solutions. Dr. Sax, author of Boys Adrift: A doctor's plan to help our sons fulfill their potential, joins us to talk about saving America's sons. Friday at 9 a.m.

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