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Beyond the “Gender Wars”: A Conversation about Girls, Boys, and Education

Beyond the Gender Wars (2001) offers key insights presented during a symposium of scholars who study both girls’ and boys’ experiences in and out of school. Read more »

National Committee and Task Force Functions and Applicant Qualifications

AAUW national committees and task forces are comprised of volunteer AAUW member leaders. Committees and task forces implement priorities set by the Board of Directors in accordance with AAUW Bylaws […] Read more »

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Separated By Sex: A Critical Look at Single-Sex Education for Girls

Separated by Sex: A Critical Look at Single-Sex Education for Girls (1998) challenges the popular idea that single-sex education is better for girls than coeducation. Read more »

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Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America Executive Summary

AAUW sparked a national debate on gender bias in education with the release of Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America (1991). This revised executive summary (1994) shows graphically how classroom gender bias hurts girls’ self-esteem, school achievement, and career aspirations. Read more »

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How Schools Shortchange Girls Executive Summary

How Schools Shortchange Girls (1992) offers a startling examination of how girls in grades K-12 receive an inferior education to boys in America’s schools. Read more »