Tag: College

Funding Gap Between Men’s and Women’s College Athletics

Funding Gap Between Men’s and Women’s College Athletics A report from the National Collegiate Athletic Association finds women’s participation in college sports is growing—but so is the funding gap between men’s and women’s programs. By Sara Weissman Women are participating in college sports and athletics at higher rates than in the past, but men’s participation still outpaces women’s—and the funding…

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Solving Science Inequality With Teachers and a Grant

Solving Science Inequality With Teachers and a Grant By Phil Gloudemans 150 teachers from 36 Massachusetts schools and 19 districts join the Lynch School program aimed at resolving inequalities in science education. A second cohort of teachers—150 from 36 Massachusetts schools and 19 districts—has joined the OpenSciEd Equitable Science Instruction Initiative, a program based at BC’s Lynch School of Education…

More Women Than Men Are Going to College: This May Change the Economy

Women have not only closed the historical gender gap in education attainment, but have surpassed the college-going rates of men. Credit.Matthew Abbott for The New York Times Walk across any college campus these days, and you will notice a striking gender gap: There are roughly three women students for every two men, according to data from the educational nonprofit National Student…

7 Things College Students Should Do Over Thanksgiving Break

7 Things College Students Should Do Over Thanksgiving Break College students across the country will be enjoying some well-earned time off this week. Thanksgiving break looks different for every student. Some will travel home to big family dinners, some will host dorm-room feasts and some will endure horrific traffic jams, flight delays and layovers. For some students, this will be…