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Letter: Student work plan is unfair

Sir: Each year, on publication of the A-level results, the front page of every broadsheet pictures jubilant young women laughing and hugging each other. While of course they look beautiful, we've had this each year for about a decade.

As concern grows about the decline in young men's school achievement and motivation, could we, this year, have some photos of young men similarly celebrating? Positive images of young men would serve to raise their apparently low self-esteem, partly caused by the growing success of their female peers and reinforced by annual front-page publicity.


London N11