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Jean Tower, the director of technology for the Northborough and Southborough public schools in Massachusetts, says “superintendents who do the hiring need to own the data” about gender inequities in the educational technology profession.
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Ed-Tech Leader Gender Gaps Identified in New Study

Female ed-tech leaders appear to face more limited access to top positions and higher pay than their male counterparts, concludes an analysis by Education Week and CoSN. (September 16, 2014)

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Three federal surveys will add questions related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students to help provide a clearer picture of their experiences in school.
October 21, 2014 - Education Week
Female ed-tech leaders appear to face more limited access to top positions and higher pay than their male counterparts, concludes an analysis by Education Week and CoSN.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
Despite having relatively strong representation on school boards, women serving on those panels tend to yield to their male counterparts on policy decisions, according to a new book.
August 26, 2014 - Education Week
Following concerns around accusations of sexual harassment and sexual assault, the International Society for Technology in Education has made significant changes to the code of conduct for its conference.
June 19, 2014 - Education Week
The connection between male students and their teachers is crucial, Michael Reichert and Richard Hawley write.
May 6, 2014 - Education Week
A new law that requires schools to allow transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity faces a recall effort.
January 22, 2014 - Education Week
Elementary school is a good setting for educators to abandon gender stereotypes and labels of their students, writes Sheryl Boris-Schacter.
June 19, 2013 - Education Week
A national survey shows that high schoolers' interest in STEM careers is growing and so are gender gaps.
February 5, 2013 - Education Week
New research suggests that female teachers' comfort with math particularly affects their female students.
January 15, 2013 - Education Week
Educators enlist outside partners in formal and grassroots efforts that boost morale, achievement, and students' sense of security.
January 4, 2013 - Quality Counts

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