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End Gender Barriers for Male Teachers

End Gender Barriers for Male Teachers

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Fighting the outmoded stereotypes about male teachers will improve education for all students.

Double X: Americans should take wage gap seriously

Double X: Americans should take wage gap seriously

April 17, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In the early 1970s, women were a small percentage of the workforce, making up less than 50 percent. However, the last 40 years have drastically changed that statistic — currently six in 10 women are working for pay. Unfortunately, the wage discrepancy between women and their male coworkers has n...

Pay inequity hurts female college graduates

Pay inequity hurts female college graduates

April 16, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The recent defeat of the Paycheck Fairness Act has revived the national debate about the gender gap. Despite the Democrats’ push, the legislation fell six votes short of passing in the Senate. In a recent memorandum, the GOP called the PFA a “desperate political ploy” that lacked “real solutions.” Republicans also questione...