Girl students in Bangkok tend to do better than boys. That's the finding of a new study. Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images Goats and Soda Girls Get Good Grades But Still Need Help. As For Boys ... SOS! January 29, 2015 A study shows that girls do better in math, science and reading than boys in just about every country. So boys clearly need help to success in school. But so do girls.