John Tierney writes in the Times article that Roger linked yesterday that by 1991, there were four men to one woman getting 700 on the SATs, a huge improvement over the 1980s, when the ratio was 13 to one. He suggests that the improvement might be due to “sociocultural factors like encouragement and instruction in math offered to girls.” But weren’t the SATs renormed through the years? That might explain some of the change. Still, I have wondered why there seemed to be so many female mathematicians in the Soviet Union. It does seem that women can do better at math if encouraged or pushed.
The policy was first instated by President Reagan to ensure that taxpayers would not be required to indirectly fund abortions in other countries.
How likely is it that this dangerous ideological agenda is about to get worse?
Pro-life lawmakers pledge to resist spending bills that don’t include the Hyde amendment.
Never mind how he voted.
Democratic impeachment managers have a duty to explain how Officer Sicknick died.
Minneapolis is a nice city no longer.
CPAC attendees approved of Trump's performance as president by 97 percent but only 68 percent said they wanted him to run again.
Trump also mocked the notion of a third-party run in his first public remarks since leaving office.
Critics charged that the N.Y. governor’s initial plan for a probe would not have been free from political influence.
The Louisiana Republican made the prediction as he called on his party to reach out to Trump-skeptical voters.
Former health-policy adviser Charlotte Bennett told the New York Times that the governor allegedly harassed her in the spring of last year.
New York is a city of five boroughs. Having lived in them all, I often am ‘returned’ to each, though none more often than that ‘forgotten’ one.