Lesson7-MoreWomeninCollege

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Girls Exceed Boys in College Lesson 7 February 14, 2011
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This Week Today: Lesson 7 (Women outnumber men in college) - Lewin --Why are males underperforming in college? Wednesday: Lesson 8 (College enrollment is up 17% since 2000) - Read Bowen et al., pp. 1-10, 20-31 -- Why has college achievement stagnated in the US? -- How does SES affect college achievement?
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The Gender Education Gap 32% of white men aged 25 to 29 hold a bachelor’s degree, compared with 40% of white women 58% of all Hispanic undergraduates are women 63% of all African American undergraduates are women Women are 60% of grad students The gender gap in enrollment disappears as family income rises
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Why are males underperforming in college? Lewin says: Little economic incentive Sense of entitlement Lack of personal management skills Source: Lewin
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High School Graduation Rates Detroit: 25% Cleveland: 34% Columbus: 40% Toledo: 90% Nation: 70% 17 of the nation's 50 largest cities had high school graduation rates
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course SOC 1010 taught by Professor Angelikagulbis during the Spring '08 term at Toledo.

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