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Fighting School Vouchers in Michigan

This week, so-called National School Choice Week, many pro-voucher groups are trying to argue that vouchers are good for our schools. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   January 31, 2013

Yet Another Barbie Christmas

It’s mid-January, and the holiday season is over; children are readjusting to the new semester, and adults are back to work. The lights and trees have been taken down, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   January 18, 2013

Mother-Daughter Bond: An Investment in the Future

From the time I was a little girl, my parents instilled in me the value and importance of an education. I always knew that I was meant to go to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   December 21, 2012

Budget 101: “Fiscal Cliff” Cuts Will Sting for Women and Girls

Welcome back to the Budget 101 blog series, where we explore the federal budget and how it affects Americans’ lives. In this installment, we’ll look into the possible cuts to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   December 19, 2012
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Opening the Schoolhouse Doors: Mendez v. Westminster

Sylvia Mendez and June Hernandez may have never met, but they had many things in common. Both were Mexican American girls who were just trying to attend school in Southern […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   3 Comments   |   September 14, 2012

Tech Trek in California and Beyond

Shayna Cave spent the summer before eighth grade at an AAUW Tech Trek camp. And this summer, she was a student counselor at Tech Trek at the University of California, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   August 20, 2012

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