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Call Me Mister: South Carolina Program Trains Black Men to Become Schoolteachers and Role Models

Now seven years old, the Call Me Mister program has placed 20 Black male teachers in South Carolina schools. So how are they doing? About six years ago, Mark Joseph found something he had been seeking for some time: a sense of purpose. A native of Greenville, S.C., Joseph had been a standout football and basketball player […]

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Few Good Men: University Class, research look at lack of male early childhood teachers

Indiana University School of Education Alumni Association New summer class offered Early in his teaching career, Shaun Johnson felt odd about his career path. Already facing the challenges of any teacher in the Washington, D.C. public school system, he said that during his year teaching, he constantly confronted his inner feelings. “Who am I to […]

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National Education Report – Status of American Teachers (2000-2001)

National Education Association NEAResearch has conducted surveys on the status of the American public school teacher every five years since 1956. The current report profiles the status of teachers for the school year 2000-2001. These surveys provide continuing data on the professional and personal characteristics of teachers, the current status of their teaching conditions, their […]

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A Continuing Debate: Are Men And Women Different? Does It Matter?

We’ve been watching the debate stirred by research done Thomas S. Dee is an associate professor in the Department of Economics at Swarthmore College and a faculty research fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) suggesting that some boys do better with a male teacher and some girls do better with a female teacher. There […]

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Men Gather Every Year at Retreat to Learn and Play

This is an article about how to develop and coordinate a retreat for men teachers. IN THE MORNING, in a circle on the floor, the men recite a series of children’s rhymes. Later, in the afternoon, they go outside for a rough-and-tumble game of broomball. The action resembles other winter games men play in northern […]

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Norway – Changing Gender Roles

The focus on men’s roles in Norway’s gender equality debate still generates some resistance. Men are commonly perceived as the strong and dominating gender while women tend to be viewed in terms of generations of discrimination and the ensuing need for special measures and positive actions. This perspective has been fundamental to the achievement of […]

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