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Miller, Kevin; Vagins, Deborah J. – American Association of University Women, 2018
Updated regularly with the most current statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau, "The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap" is a commonsense guide that provides key facts about the gender pay gap in the United States. Topics covered in the report include: the definition of the pay gap and its history; the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Gender Bias, Salaries, Wages
Keefe, Jeffrey – Economic Policy Institute, 2018
In light of the Pennsylvania's most recent pension cuts and the challenges the state faces in attracting and retaining qualified teachers, this report asks two primary questions in this study: (1) How does teacher pay compare with the pay of other comparable workers in Pennsylvania--that is, are Pennsylvania public school teachers underpaid (which…
Descriptors: Compensation (Remuneration), Retirement Benefits, State Legislation, Teacher Shortage
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Hurst, Allison L. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper explores one of the enduring small mysteries of student life -- why do women participate in study abroad programs more than men? To answer this question, original data collected from seniors and recent graduates of a sample of liberal arts colleges in the US were analyzed. Results show an intractable gender gap persisting, even after…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Social Class, Study Abroad, Liberal Arts
McChesney, Jasper – College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, 2018
The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) has published studies on equity and diversity among higher education administrators. They have found that women and ethnic minorities--analyzed separately--continue to face disadvantages regarding representation and pay. They were thus prompted to consider the…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, College Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, African American Teachers
American Association of University Women, 2014
It's been said that men are paid more than women are paid over their lifetimes. But what does that mean? Are women paid less because they choose lower-paying jobs? Is it because more women work part time than men do? Or is it because women tend to be the primary caregivers for their children? AAUW's "The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Gender Discrimination, Comparable Worth, Salary Wage Differentials
Ma, Jennifer; Pender, Matea; Welch, Meredith – College Board, 2016
This report documents differences in the earnings and employment patterns of U.S. adults with different levels of education. It also compares health-related behaviors, reliance on public assistance programs, civic participation, and indicators of the well-being of the next generation. In addition to reporting median earnings by education level,…
Descriptors: Employment Level, Adults, Educational Attainment, Income
Keefe, Jeffrey H. – Economic Policy Institute, 2017
This report describes the results of research into New Jersey public school teacher compensation. The research was initiated in response to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's attacks on New Jersey teachers' unions and his allegations that New Jersey public school teachers are overpaid. This analysis seeks to answer three questions about teacher…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Teacher Salaries, Employees, Gender Differences
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Gulish, Artem – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
The gender wage gap, the disparity in pay between men and women, has narrowed to 81 cents in 2016 from 57 cents on the dollar in 1975. Nevertheless, the gap persists. Over the course of a career, the gender wage gap results in women earning $1 million less than men do. To close this gap, women have relied primarily on the advantages conferred by…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Bias, Wages, Academic Degrees
American Association of University Women, 2014
You've probably heard that men are paid more than women are paid over their lifetimes. But what does that mean? Are women paid less because they choose lower-paying jobs? Is it because more women work part time than men do? Or is it because women tend to be the primary caregivers for their children? The American Association of University Women's…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Wages, Salaries, Gender Bias
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Ball, Jennifer A.; Ockree, Kanalis A. – Journal of Education for Business, 2017
In 1999-2000, business students borrowed substantially less to pay for their educations than nonbusiness students. By 2011-2012 this difference had disappeared. The authors describe changes in tuition, grants, incomes, and choice of institution type (public, private not-for-profit, or private for-profit) to help explain this observation. They find…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Educational Trends
Bichsel, Jacqueline; McChesney, Jasper – College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, 2017
The "Faculty in Higher Education Survey" collects data from approximately 700 higher education institutions on nearly 250,000 full-time faculty (tenure track and non-tenure track), as well as academic department heads and adjunct (pay-per-course) faculty. Data collected for full-time faculty include: salary, supplemental salary and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Department Heads, Adjunct Faculty, Teacher Salaries
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Renard, Monika K. – Journal of Management Education, 2008
Can you name 20 influences on pay that could cause a difference in earnings between two ostensibly equal employees? This short, involving exercise can be used to illustrate the numerous influences that affect how employees' pay is determined, for example, education, experience required for the job, supply and demand, company size, seniority, and…
Descriptors: Employees, Supply and Demand, Organization Size (Groups), Salaries
Butler, Susan M. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2013
The study compares faculty and school demographics in selected high school science classrooms to expand the research on women with careers in science. The classrooms are either situated in "high need Local Education Agencies" or the classrooms are situated in "low-performing schools," as categorized by the Florida Department of…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Institutional Characteristics, Rural Schools, Secondary School Teachers
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Behar-Horenstein, Linda S.; Hudson-Vassell, Michael; Hudson-Vassell, Charisse N.; Garvan, Cynthia W. – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2015
Using critical lenses, this study examined the predictive value added of curriculum-based assessment (CBA), with socio-demographic and educational variables on the mathematics portion of Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Gender, race, socio-economic status, and exceptional student education (ESE) were compared in a de-identified post…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Standardized Tests, State Standards, Curriculum Based Assessment
Fleisch, Brahm; Shindler, Jennifer – Online Submission, 2009
This monograph looks at patterns and prevalence of initial school enrolment, late entry, attainment promotion, and repetition in urban South Africa. The paper pays special attention to the particular gender nature of the patterns of school participation. The study analyses data generated in the genuine representative cohort study, Birth-to-Twenty…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Incidence, Access to Education, Attendance Patterns
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