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Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Is Getting an Upgrade

Students go off to college each year only to be confronted with violence in their classrooms, dorm rooms, student unions, and at social events. College-age women are four times more likely than any other age group to face sexual assault. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   October 11, 2013

Quick Facts on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

AAUW’s quick facts list and explain various policies that ESEA should include in its upcoming reauthorization. Read more »

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AAUW Issues: Elementary and Secondary Education Act

As Congress contemplates the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), AAUW urges support for the following: Use multiple measures and growth models. AAUW supports using multiple measures […] Read more »

Page   |   October 02, 2013
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AAUW Issues: Career and Technical Education

Our global economy demands more highly skilled and educated workers every day. While more women are working than ever before, many do not have the skills necessary to obtain high-wage […] Read more »

Page   |   October 02, 2013
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AAUW Issues: Retirement Security

Additional Resources Frequently Asked Questions Social Security Administration Research: Graduating to a Pay Gap American Association of University Women Women and Retirement Security American Association of University Women The Social Security system is more than […] Read more »

Page   |   October 02, 2013

Quick Facts on Retirement Security

AAUW believes that protecting Social Security is critical for women’s economic security, especially as they enter retirement. This downloadable, two-page document outlines how challenges to women’s economic security change as […] Read more »

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AAUW Issues: Gender Pay Gap

  Job creation and economic opportunity are critical issues for women, many of whom continue to struggle with economic insecurity and pay discrimination. Despite civil rights laws and advancements in […] Read more »

Page   |   5 Comments   |   September 27, 2013
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AAUW Issues: Higher Education

Higher education is no longer a luxury — it’s a necessity. At current rates, the United States will add nearly 17 million jobs by 2020 due to growth and replacement, […] Read more »

Page   |   1 Comments   |   September 27, 2013

Quick Facts on STEM Education

AAUW supports promoting and strengthening science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, especially for girls and other underrepresented populations. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW explains how public policies to […] Read more »

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AAUW Issues: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education

Workforce projections for 2018 show that nine of the 10 fastest-growing occupations that require at least a bachelor’s degree will require significant scientific or mathematical training. STEM jobs are expected […] Read more »

Page   |   2 Comments   |   September 27, 2013