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April 27, 2011

Education Trends by Gender

Among workers, women passing men in educational attainment.

April 26, 2011

The Campus Gender Imbalances Explored

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

April 11, 2011

Mark Perry on the Numbers

There's always a new and interesting way of describing the college gender gap, and Mark Perry found one.

April 10, 2011

College Enrollment Gap: Over 10 points

College enrollment data for 2010 high school graduates: 74 percent of females, 62.8 percent of men.

March 31, 2011

NBC on "Men Falling Behind Women"

A producer from NBC interviewed me for general background information, but I never saw what appeared on air earlier this month. Some more thoughts from a private school educator on the NBC piece and other related issues.

March 16, 2011

More on the Abandoned Civil Rights Investigation

Inside Higher Education writes about the decision by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to abandon its probe into college admissions discrimination against women. That's unfortunate, for a couple of reasons. First, the practice obviously discriminates against women who are penalized for their aca...

March 15, 2011

News Flash: 'Seminal Moment' in Boy Troubles Debate Evaporates

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has abandoned its effort to research gender discrimination in college admissions that favors boys. In a 4-3 vote on March 11, the commission gave up on its probe, with the majority of the commissioners saying the data they received from the colleges and universiti...

March 15, 2011

The Higher Education Conundrum

Great article in Inside Higher Education about women dominating undergraduate student populations (in most of the world) but men dominating university leadership posts -- and top leadership positions in business and government. Some of this phenomenon is probably nothing more complicated than waiti...

March 05, 2011

College Craziness

Review of the book "Crazy U" about the insane college application process (I've been through it twice recently) includes this about the gender imbalances: Matters have been complicated in recent years by the success of girls, who persist in outperforming boys academically in high school and outnumb...

March 01, 2011

White House Issues Progress Report on Women

My question: Why are those of us struggling to figure out why men keep losing ground, especially in education, left to reverse engineer reports like this one.? Given the slippage among males, and what that could mean for our global competitiveness, shouldn't men warrant their own report?

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