Future of Work The Key to Getting Girls Interested in STEM Could Be Their Teacher
A majority of women surveyed said that a teacher had the greatest influence in their decision to pursue a career in technology.
Student Well-Being Schools Must Protect Pregnant Students. Proposed Federal Rules Would Spell Out How
The U.S. Department of Education's proposed Title IX rules clarify the rights of pregnant and parenting students and employees.
Future of Work Want Girls to Pursue STEM Learning? Hear What Female NASA Scientists Have to Say
Women continue to be underrepresented in STEM-related careers.
Future of Work Want to Get Girls Interested in STEM Careers? Try Minecraft
Two teachers in Louisiana started an after-school club to get girls interested in STEM.
Equity & Diversity 5 Ways Title IX Transformed School Sports (and More)
On the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights law, here are five ways it transformed sports and schooling and still does.
Law & Courts A Charter School Made Girls Wear Skirts to Promote 'Chivalry.' An Appeals Court Says No
A federal appeals court said the charter school's policy violates the Constitution and that Title IX applies to dress codes.
Equity & Diversity Opinion Why More Teachers Need to See the Beauty and Brilliance in Black Girls
Black girls are often accused of being loud or having an attitude. We need teachers to change that harmful perspective, because it matters.
Student Well-Being Video More Cities Take On ‘Period Poverty’ As a Way to Keep Kids in School
Many girls can’t afford the cost of menstrual products every month and end up staying home, missing class. Providence, Rhode Island has taken on this issue head on, seeing it as an equity issue for its mostly low income students. They have joined an increasing number of school districts, cities and states that offer free period products in schools for students who might need or can’t afford them. Officials say tackling this once taboo subject, is part of a strategy to keep children in school, healthy and ready to learn. It’s part of an effort to end what’s been called “period poverty.”
Education Opinion Strategies for Supporting Girls in Computer Science
By focusing on providing positive female role models for computer science in our schools, and supporting girls and young women in their endeavors, we can send a strong message that computer science is for everyone.
Student Well-Being Photos Learning in a Corrections Facility: A Day at Wyoming Girls School
A stay in a corrections facility—often hours away from home, school, and everything familiar—is a shock to the system for any student.