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  • January 23, 2012

    Forty years after the passage of federal legislation used to prevent gender discrimination in college sports, female participation opportunities have reached a record high. 


  • January 17, 2012

     A National Science Foundation grant recently awarded to Gonzaga University is aimed at bringing more women into science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers, often called the STEM fields.


  • January 17, 2012

     A 7-year-old transgender child's inclusion in the organization prompted the girl's call for a boycott.


  • January 6, 2012

     It’s another engineering “design challenge” at Techbridge, an after-school program for girls that encourages interest in STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—subjects. Close to 30 girls are here...


  • January 4, 2012

     Public colleges in New Hampshire are precluded from using affirmative-action preferences in hiring or admissions decisions under a new law that took effect on January 1 after being passed by the state's legislature last year with relatively...


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By Quailan Pantin, Programs Intern                                            ...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 5:04pm
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Pew Research Center released a report in May 2013 titled, Record Share of New Mothers are College Educated.  The report explored changing educational trends among new mothers.  “New...
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 5:24pm
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On July 1st, the interest rates for government-subsidized Stafford student loans doubled from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. Congress received a lot of criticism for its inability to find common ground...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 4:20pm
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Quality early care and education are truly a gifts that will keep on giving, not only to mothers, but to all of us.  We’re not saying that it’s only important to mothers; ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 5:53pm
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By Allison FlambergThe Center for American Progress recently released a report on the education reforms Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law last month. Senate Bill 7 (SB 7) seeks to...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 4:53pm
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