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Robotics builds community for Space Cookies girls

Original post made on Nov 26, 2013

A 5-foot-tall, 120-pound, Frisbee-throwing contraption that was built by a group of Girl Scouts and is being pitted in competitions around the country might make some Girl Scout cookie buyers do a double take.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, November 25, 2013, 1:22 PM

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Posted by tom
a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Nov 26, 2013 at 5:35 am

I think we also need to spend money to interest the boys in reading.

Because the problem the boys face in reading is much worse than the problem the girls face in SMET.

But in the tradition of sexist feminism that is now rampant and toxic in the US and which should alarm the mother of any K12 boy...

We are only interested in helping the boys [portion removed.]

When will the sexism against boys end?


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Posted by concerned about your attitude
a resident of South of Midtown
on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:05 pm

'We' aren't spending any money on this. In case you haven't read the article, it's a Girl Scout troop, not a school.

How are these girls doing anything to hurt boys' reading abilities? You are airing grievances on a totally unrelated topic here. Don't bash other people's hard work.

You may perceive 'sexism against boys', but sexism against girls is prevalent and well-documented today. Can we just denounce sexism everywhere, instead of putting down either gender to 'help' the other?

You say think of the boys; don't forget the girls in the process.