Scripps Howard writer explains how men can dominate college campuses, at least the dating scene, despite their few numbers....


Typically, a news article about Title IX struggles on campus can run 25 inches or longer and never even mention the core issue: The pinch isn't just about more men than women wanting to play sports; the pinch comes from gender imbalanced campuses. Points to The New York Times for getting it right today....


Jean Claude Brizard cites suspension rates of black and Latino boys....


Budget cuts put highly regarded program in peril. From the Chronicle (password protected)....


Probably not, but here's an interesting discussion in the wsj, including a reference to a book I was unaware of: Influence: How Women's Soaring Economic Power Will Transform Our World for the Better....


I explore the implications in a commentary for Inside Higher Education....


Unfortunately, we're talking about one school, one teacher....


In the Chronicle Kevin Carey takes on Kay Hymowitz over the marriageable mate dilemma, arguing that her math is wrong. What everyone seems to miss is that the point is not whether Ms. Harvard will marry Mr. Florida State, but rather whether Ms. Florida State will marry someone who never earned a college degree at all....


The briefing (which I will moderate) is on May 17, 10 a.m. to noon. The focus of the briefing will be a new report on the state of boys and men delivered by higher education consultant Tom Mortenson. From the Boys Initiative: In recent years evidence has begun to mount indicating that boys are regressing in the areas of academic achievement, social adjustment, health and well being. Boys' setbacks in these areas will inexorably lead to America's economic decline unless we begin to take steps to acknowledge, arrest and reverse them. Among the data documenting this slide have been ...


Dennis Walcott wants to add more single-sex options for parents. And the New York Civil Liberties Union objects: "There are issues of policy here that are of serious concern," said NYCLU Director Donna Lieberman, who pointed to a lack of data that the schooling model works. "In a school system that is supposed to be data-driven and that purportedly values diversity, it's terribly disappointing to hear about plans for proliferating gender-segregated models," she added. "It sends a terrible message to young people that our city doesn't think that they can learn with their peers of the opposite sex."...


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