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  • January 4, 2012

     Workers are dropping out of the labor force in droves, and they are mostly women. In fact, many are young women. But they are not dropping out forever; instead, these young women seem to be postponing their working lives to get more education....


  • December 28, 2011

    The Defense Department said the nation’s military service academies had received 65 reports of sexual assault during the 2010-2011 academic year, the highest total since the Pentagon began maintaining data in 2004.


  • December 26, 2011

     In 2005, at age 49, Arizona State University hired Lisa Love as vice president for athletics, the highest-ranking job in the department. Six years later she is one of just five women to occupy the top athletics administrative position at a...


  • December 20, 2011

     With states under pressure to cut their budgets and federal stimulus money gone, low-income working parents are facing a paradox. Just when they have to work longer hours to make ends meet, they are losing access to the thing they need most...


  • December 19, 2011

     A major study of recent international data on school mathematics performance casts doubt on some common assumptions about gender and math achievement — in particular, the idea that girls and women have less ability due to a difference in...


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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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