AAUW’s Position on Women and Girls in STEM

AAUW supports promoting and strengthening science, technology, engineering, and math education, especially for girls and other underrepresented populations. Read more »

Recommendations for Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization

AAUW wrote to the House of Representatives with recommendations for reauthorizing the Workforce Investment Act. Read more »

AAUW’s Position on No Child Left Behind

Until the federal government fulfills its promises and obligations under No Child Left Behind, there will continue to be large gaps between a workable implementation of the law and the realization of its laudable goals. Read more »

AAUW’s Position on Charter Schools

AAUW believes all publicly funded schools must be accountable to the public for academic achievement, health and safety standards, and the civil rights of all students. Read more »

Recommendations on Improving the Higher Education Act

In 2009, AAUW issued recommendations for improving the Higher Education Act. Read more »

AAUW Briefing for Congress on Where the Girls Are Report

Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education presents a comprehensive look at girls’ educational achievement during the past 35 years, paying special attention to the relationship between girls’ and boys’ progress. Read more »