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An all-male Buffalo Public School to address differences in learning? It's being considered

By Mike Desmond - WBFO - NPR News
Schools Superintendent Kriner Cash was clearly surprised the discussions were far enough along to be brought to the board as part of a briefing on culturally and linguistically responsive teaching. That is according to Assistant Superintendent Fatima Morrell, who is working in that much larger field.

Dreams Becoming Reality - A Career for A Man

by Dylan Lubs - University of Wisconsin-Stout
Growing up, teaching never jumped out to me. I never noticed it as a career opportunity or the career I would end up pursuing. Instead, I always thought on a bigger scale such as sports broadcasting or becoming a sports journalist. However, through many personal experiences and self-reflection, I eventually saw teaching as an ideal fit.

How storytelling is giving voice to a small part of the early childhood workforce — men

By Ann Schimke - Chalkbeat
In their own words, the men described the journeys that led them to work in the early childhood field — as teachers, counselors, coaches and administrators.

Japan: Should male childcare workers' roles be limited?

The Yomiuri Shimbun - The Japan News
The Yomiuri Shimbun Controversy has arisen over whether male childcare workers at nursery facilities should be in charge of changing the clothes or diapers of girls. The context for this is concern from parents and guardians that such circumstances could lead to the sexual abuse of children. However, there is a shortage of childcare workers, and both male and female childcare workers are expected to play active roles at nursery facilities.

Male teacher adds ties to school's male achievement lessons

by Maya Earls - Tribune Staff Writer
For more than 20 years students put on their best suits for "Male Leadership Day" at Murrell Dobbins CTE High School. Year after year, since Commercial and Advertising arts teacher Troy Stratton has been around, students struggled to tie their ties. Some students did not have a tie at all.

"We're talking about 200 — 300 young men who don't have ties," Stratton said in an interview.
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