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  • US gender pay gap emerges early, study finds

    04/23/2007 6:58:28 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 71 replies · 1,125+ views
    Reuters ^ | 04/23/07 | Ellen Wulfhorst
    A dramatic pay gap emerges between women and men in America the year after they graduate from college and widens over the ensuing decade, according to research released on Monday. ADVERTISEMENT One year out of college, women working full time earn 80 percent of what men earn, according to the study by the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation, based in Washington D.C. Ten years later, women earn 69 percent as much as men earn, it said. Even as the study accounted for such factors as the number of hours worked, occupations or parenthood, the gap persisted, researchers said....
  • No Running, No Jumping: The War Against Boys in Our Schools

    08/20/2003 8:02:38 PM PDT · by GrandMoM · 44 replies · 860+ views
    WorthyNews ^ | 7/7-26-2000 | Charles W. Colson
    By Charles W. Colson Commentary from BreakPoint The Cleveland Avenue School in Atlanta has all the amenities you would expect a new school to have: computer equipment, an up-to-date library, and modern classrooms. It has everything except a playground. No, it wasn't an oversight. It was designed that way, in order to make little boys behave more like little girls. And it's part of a trend. In 1998, Atlanta eliminated recess in its elementary schools. Other cities, like Philadelphia, retained something called recess, but it bears little resemblance to the unstructured play time most of us enjoyed as kids. Why?...