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The editors at Bachelor of Education Degrees decided to research the topic of:
The Role of Gender in Education
In fall 2011, in america there were 3.7 million full-time school teachers
- 3.3 million public school teachers
- 0.4 million private school teachers
How many teachers are male/female
- Total: 3,405,000
- Male: 821,000
- Female: 2,584,000
School teachers are more often women than men
- Males in 1879-1880: 43%
- 1919-1920: 14%
- Females in 1879-1880: 57%
- 1919-1920: 86%
- More women were hired to compensate for growing enrollment rates
- Male: 25%
- Female: 75%
Boys vs girls What's the difference?
- Boys have lower college-going and graduation rates
- GIRLS BRAINS DEVELOP AS MUCH AS TWO YEARS AHEAD OF BOYS.
- BOYS WITH A.D.H.D. HAVE MORE "EXTERNALIZING SIDE EFFECTS" LIKE IMPULSIVITY.
- GIRLS WITH A.D.H.D. HAVE MORE "INTERNALIZING SIDE EFFECTS" LIKE DEPRESSION.
- By 8th grade:
- Nearly 1 in 4 boys have been suspended
- 1 in 10 girls have been suspended
- Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S.
- 78% increase over the past decade
- Autism affects 1 in 88 children
- AUTISM AFFECTS 1 in 54 boys
- Boys are almost 5 times more likely to be diagnosed with autism than girls
- In girls, Autism Spectrum Disorder can manifest as extreme shyness or anxiety, masking that they may not be responsive to social cues
- BECAUSE GIRLS WITH AUTISM DO NOT SHOW MANY SIGNS, IT'S EASIER FOR THEM TO "BLEND IN" WITH THEIR PEERS. this leads to decreased bullying among autistic girls than boys.
- Autism costs a family an average of $60,000 a year
- According to the U.S. Department of Labor's American Time Use Survey:
- Parents of girls are more likely to
- Have books in the home
- Read to their children
- Take children to concerts
- Sign up children for extracurricular activities
- Male and Female Education Levels:
- of adults in the united states in 2012
- High School Diploma: 62,113,000
- Male: 30,216,000
- Female: 31,898,000
- Associate's Degree: 19,736,000
- Male: 8,560,000
- Female: 11,176,000
- Bachelor's Degree: 40,561,000
- Male: 19,415,000
- Female: 21,146,000
- Master's Degree: 16,459,000
- Male: 7,397,000
- Female: 9,062,000
- Professional Degree: 3,093,000
- Male: 1,938,000
- Female: 1,155,000
- Doctoral Degree: 3,178,000
- Male: 2,016,000