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Women Professors' Salaries Have Gone Up More Than Men's — But the Wage Gap Is Still Widening

A new "Chronicle of Higher Education" analysis of U.S. Education Department data reveals some seemingly good news: The salaries of women in academia are going up. Read More »

This Teacher Just Won a $1M Prize for Teaching Acts of Hope and Kindness

Maggie MacDonnel spent the past six years working in Salluit — a remote Arctic village in Quebec that can only be reached by air, and is home to 1,300 Inuit indigenous people. Read More »

A Teacher’s Insight on Teaching Gender Equality

Three years ago, I presented Shirts and Skins: A Talk on Gender to the student body of Milton Academy, in Massachusetts. As students filed in to that morning assembly, I remember quietly panicking: I have to get this right -- so much is at stake! Read More »

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Why I'm A Teacher

To understand why I am a teacher, all you have to do is meet Nikki. She is that one special person in my life who inspired me to become a special education teacher. Read More »

Congratulations to MAKERS Excellence in Education Award Winner!

We are pleased to announced the winner of the MAKERS Excellence in Education Award. Congratulations to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Ruth Simmons Becomes First African American Ivy League School President

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we highlight Ruth Simmons, the first African American woman to become president of an Ivy League  Read More »