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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

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

A sign on the door of a KIPP Charter school in the Bronx. KIPP's co-founder, Mike Feinberg, was recently fired due to allegations of sexual abuse.

It was only a matter of time before the #MeToo movement rocked schools

It’s not just sexual harassment, but physical and verbal abuse too, that needs to be outed

A 2015 file photo of movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual harassment allegations. A leading Hollywood studio has launched an inquiry into allegations of sexual harassment concerning Weinstein, one of its founders.

Betsy DeVos, our educational system helps produce Harvey Weinsteins and we need to change that

Our education secretary should know that victims of sexual assault need more protection, not less

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Number of single moms in college doubled in 12 years, so why aren’t they graduating?

Report shines a light on additional racial inequities

African-American boys who tell better stories as preschoolers may learn to read more quickly

African-American children tend to have stronger oral narrative skills in preschool, a new study says. For boys, that may pay dividends later on

Unlike the students they oversee, most college presidents are white and male

New report finds only slow progress toward diversifying the top jobs on campus

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