AAUW Issues Analysis of Department of Education’s Civil Rights Data

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today released an analysis of the new data from the U.S. Department of Education that shows a remarkable disparity between what school district administrators are reporting and what students say is happening at their schools. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 22, 2012

AAUW Member Selected by White House as Champions of Change Finalist

PRESS RELEASE: Kam Phillips, AAUW member and current senior at the University of Missouri, has been selected as a finalist in the White House Campus Champions of Change Challenge, an initiative that recognizes student-led projects that serve the community. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   March 01, 2012

AAUW Celebrates Decision in Title IX Case

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) commends the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit to overturn an earlier dismissal of Parker v. Franklin County Community School Corporation, a Southern Indiana high school athletics case supported by the AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   February 03, 2012

Panel Discussion to Offer Insight Into and Solutions for Sexual Harassment in Schools

PRESS RELEASE: On Tuesday, November 15, at the National Press Club, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will convene a panel to discuss the findings of our latest research report, Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   November 10, 2011
Crossing the Line cover

Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School

Based on a survey of a nationally representative sample of students conducted in May and June 2011, this report presents the most comprehensive research to date on sexual harassment in grades […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   November 01, 2011

[Sex]pectations and Harassment

This post is part of a new series on sexual harassment in school, launched in conjunction with the upcoming AAUW report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School. Follow @AAUWResearch […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   October 29, 2011

AAUW Expanding Work in Science and Math Fields; Applauds Latest White House Announcement on STEM

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) applauds the latest move by the federal government to make it easier for women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   September 27, 2011

AAUW Calls for Expansive Transparency and Accountability in the Implementation of No Child Left Behind Waivers to Ensure Student Readiness for College and Rewarding Careers

PRESS RELEASE: President Barack Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced plans to waive certain requirements of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law by allowing states to apply for waivers of specific NCLB mandates, if they agree to conditions that improve college- and career-ready standards for all students. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   September 23, 2011

Tech Trek in the Spotlight

CBS News turned to AAUW member Marie Wolbach, founder of AAUW of California’s Tech Trek Science Camp for Girls, for an insider’s perspective on getting girls engaged in science, technology, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   August 01, 2011

D.C. Mayor, City Officials Join AAUW, Others to Speak Out against D.C. Vouchers

PRESS RELEASE: At 1 p.m. today, Thursday, April 14, 2011, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and other members of the National Coalition for Public Education will hold a press conference to discuss the impact of the FY11 federal budget deal on education in the District of Columbia. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   April 14, 2011