Boys looking miserable in school photos

Is it me or do schools *in their own literature* often show a classroom setting where the kids (and especially THE BOYS?) are looking either miserable, or at least, bored out of their minds? Doesn’t anyone notice and think “Hmmm, maybe we should pick a better photo to represent our school?”

I might have to start collecting some. But here is an example that came to mind so I’ll just include it here as a start.
http://playborhood.com/2013/11/boys-and-preschool/

Versus here are some typical student photos from a Sudbury School, namely Sudbury Valley School. Let me know if you see any glum, disengaged faces here:
https://www.facebook.com/SudburyValleySchool/photos_stream?tab=photos_albums

Anyway, just an observation. Maybe I am wrong. But to me this is rather telling.

See also:
Installment 1 of the subtle (and usually not so subtle) mentions of how school is not fun, not supposed to be fun, and everyone knows it and that’s just how it is and has to be
https://ehaugsjaa.wordpress.com/2009/09/24/installment-1-of-the-subtle-and-usually-not-so-subtle-mentions-of-how-school-is-not-fun-not-supposed-to-be-fun-and-everyone-knows-it-and-thats-just-how-it-is-and-has-to-be/

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