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2013-03-20 12:30:49

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research released today shows that women and girls are still sorely underrepresented in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that prepare students for careers in high-paying occupations in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), the skilled trades, and other occupations traditionally done by men. Two coalitions for women's education and job training call for the reauthorization and strengthening of the Perkins Career and...

2008-10-30 12:01:04

CONCORD, Mass., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "I think those girls are pretty smart." So said Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire on October 28, 2008, when asked about the results of a poll of high school girls showing over 80 percent thought women candidates were treated worse than men by the media. However, according to this student political opinion poll conducted by the National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS) of 1,600 girls from across the country in grades 6 - 12, neither race...