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Big 5 Topics

1. Economic Security    2. Education    3. Health    4. Immigration    5. Violence

NCRW Resources


  • December 16, 2010

    New Jersey Institute of Technology: A new project funded by the National Science Foundation used social network mapping to expose collaborations between colleagues and how or whether this led to career advancement. Researchers concluded that women...

  • November 18, 2010

    Chicago Tribune: Incidents of male student athletes committing acts of sexual or domestic violence are on the rise. Concerned, the NCAA is consulting with the National Coalition Against Violent Athletes and is considering a new gender violence policy...

  • November 16, 2010

    Society for Research in Child Development: A new study published in Child Development shows that when teachers call attention to gender in preschool classrooms children are then more likely to express stereotyped views of boys and girls.

  • November 10, 2010

    LA Times: The National Women's Law Center has filled complaints against 12 school districts for violating Title IX, the federal law that states that "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in,...

  • November 9, 2010

    CNN: From 1996-2001, girls were not allowed to attend school in Afghanistan.  Although many girls schools have reopened, female educational institutions have come under attack, with buildings being burned and schoolgirls being poisoned. 

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By Quailan Pantin, Programs Intern                                            ...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 5:04pm
Pew Research Center released a report in May 2013 titled, Record Share of New Mothers are College Educated.  The report explored changing educational trends among new mothers.  “New...
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 5:24pm
On July 1st, the interest rates for government-subsidized Stafford student loans doubled from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. Congress received a lot of criticism for its inability to find common ground...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 4:20pm
Quality early care and education are truly gifts that will keep on giving, not only to mothers, but to all of us.  We’re not saying that it’s only important to mothers; fathers...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 5:53pm
By Allison FlambergThe Center for American Progress recently released a report on the education reforms Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law last month. Senate Bill 7 (SB 7) seeks to...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 4:53pm