New chancellor Dennis Walcott discusses school choice in general, and that includes more single-sex options for parents....


And in this study, boys were five times more likely to suffer from autism....


Women are lagging men in the jobs recovery, according to the Wall Street Journal....


This is helpful...this is what we need across the country. Again, if most of our college graduates are going to be women, we have a national academic interest in steering more women into the hard sciences (and aggressive business startups)....


Entire senior class at this all-boys inner city school accepted into colleges, including some of the nation's most selective. Unfortunately, the writer does not get into the issue of how many boys dropped out before the senior year -- or the selection progress determining who attends. The success records of charter school are under fierce attack from the unions, which mandates that these questions get asked. (thanks to David Chadwell for spotting this article)...


I recently met Howard Hiton, one of the founders of the Portland (Ore.) based organization. Their book, BAM! and their website offer guidance to both teachers and parents. From the guidebook: We think of this curriculum as a kind of adventurer's guide into the mostly uncharted territory of facilitating supportive, strengths-based groups for boys in schools and community settings. We offer ideas for routes and pathways to interesting adventures and reasons why such adventures are important. Our hope is that this guidebook will serve as a kind of map for you to use as you navigate the challenging and rewarding ...


Made at Arizona State University. Does not address boys' flagging academic achievement, which I see as the primary driver behind the movement....


And another side to the gender wage gap issue, from WeNews....


The experience at black colleges....


Commentary in the Chronicle reminds us that the reasons for encouraging more Americans to undertake college work go far beyond workforce needs....


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