Public policy documents

AAUW’s Position on Charter Schools

AAUW believes all publicly funded schools must be accountable to the public for academic achievement, health and safety standards, and the civil rights of all students. Read more »

AAUW’s Position on Educating Women and Girls with Disabilities

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Recommendations on Improving the Higher Education Act

In 2009, AAUW issued recommendations for improving the Higher Education Act. Read more »

AAUW Briefing for Congress on Where the Girls Are Report

Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education presents a comprehensive look at girls’ educational achievement during the past 35 years, paying special attention to the relationship between girls’ and boys’ progress. Read more »