Gender

black male students

Some evidence for the importance of teaching black culture to black students

A separate class for black boys led to improvements in dropout rates, study finds

In one country, women now outnumber men in college by two to one

It’s only the most extreme example of a worldwide trend that includes the U.S.

African American teachers

Two percent of teachers are black men. A city is trying to recruit more.

Part 2 of 2: In New Orleans, a reluctant teacher finds his voice and, possibly, his purpose

Students from City As School high school in New York City think like engineers as they construct a water filtration system.

How to program greater diversity among Mississippi’s computer science grads

Female and black students have been locked out of computer science fields, but a program seeks to change that by starting early

Women’s History Month should have a place for teachers

Teachers deserve more credit in the history and financial books

Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. A professor at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Ford has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her during a party in 1982 when they were high school students in suburban Maryland.

Brett Kavanaugh’s character cannot be found in his résumé

Schools need to educate our sons and daughters that no means no

Alana Johnson, 18, uses a workbench vise during a construction class at Abraxas Continuation High School, in Poway, California. Johnson enrolled in an all- girls construction class at the school last year and has since completed three advanced mixed-gender construction courses.

Girls-only trade classes are spreading — and upending stereotypes

All-girls shop classes aim to empower girls, but risk running into the crosshairs of Title IX

Support
Our
Mission

Hi. Thanks to your support, we provide the best education coverage in the country.

Donate
Sarat Atobajeun started as an apprentice with Zurich Insurance last August. She said she appreciates the stability of the job and the diversity of the tasks she’s learning.

Where are all the women apprentices?

Female and African-American workers earn far less than other participants in these increasingly popular workforce training programs

Sian Beilock

How to help children overcome math anxiety

The president of Barnard talks about the math games she plays with her daughter

Students at a charter school near Washington, D.C.

Dress codes can’t cover for bad teaching

Rules for black girls abound, and provide more opportunity for punishment

Prev
1
of
2
Next