We’re Talking about Money

There have been numerous reports documenting the achievement gaps in education in America. Some focus on the racial gap, others on the gender gap, and AAUW’s own Where the Girls […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 30, 2009

Announcement: Where the Girls Are Panel

This evening, report author and AAUW Research Associate Christianne Corbett will participate in a panel discussion on AAUW’s recent research report, Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 13, 2008

Education Olympics

All this recent talk of Olympic gold medals and international competition has stirred my patriotic streak. I hope you caught the bug as well. But cheering got me thinking — […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   August 27, 2008

Reading, Writing, AND Arithmetic

Well, look at that. New research shows that girls can do math just as well as boys can. In the past there has been some discussion about women’s aptitude for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   July 29, 2008

Which Women (and Men) Are You Talking About?

It’s been gratifying to see much of the dialogue generated by AAUW’s report, Where the Girls Are. I’ve noted, though, that a few persistent questions keep coming up on various […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   May 22, 2008

Talking About Where the Girls Are

We’re glad AAUW’s recent research report is getting so much coverage and is generating some positive, thoughtful discussion. That visibility is critical to solving the issues brought to light in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   May 22, 2008

Build Buzz on Where the Girls Are

Today, AAUW released Where the Girls Are:The Facts About Gender Equity in Education, the most comprehensive analysis to date on trends in educational achievement by gender, race/ethnicity, and income. Many […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   7 Comments   |   May 20, 2008

Where Are The Girls?

While I was presenting at the AAUW of New York state convention a few weeks ago, I mentioned the release of the new AAUW research report, Where the Girls Are. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   19 Comments   |   May 19, 2008

Refuting the “Boys’ Crisis” Myth

When AAUW released its landmark report, How Schools Shortchange Girls in 1992, the startling results found that girls in grades K-12 received an inferior education to boys in America’s schools. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   24 Comments   |   May 16, 2008

Abysmal Graduation Rates

The other day I happened to catch a brief blurb in the news about country singer Gretchen Wilson achieving her GED at age 34. One of the main reasons she […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   May 13, 2008