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Path to a new life takes these minority high school graduates back to preschool

By Alejandra Matos - Washington Post
Sekani Malcolm was serving coffee and pastries at Dunkin’ Donuts last month, a 20-year-old high school graduate with no plans to go to college and few aspirations for a solid career. He had struggled in school, where he sometimes found trouble, and he was working the part-time job to help support his 3-month-old daughter.

Become an Urban Teacher

KD Brown - Urban Teachers
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Kellogg Foundation Awards CSUN Grant to Tackle California’s Teacher Shortage – MenTeach lead consultant

by Carmen Ramos Chandler - California State University - Northridge
California faces a looming teacher shortage, and, in particular, a deficit in the number of men interested in working in elementary education.

MenTeach has had millions of hits

MenTeach: A few readers have asked how much web traffic does our site have. MenTeach.org has been around since April 2002. We've had one revision of our site back starting February 2007. You'll see below that we've had over 2.4 millions hits in the last two years. The software that tracks our site traffic screens out the spambots (as best it can).

The key is that the site continues to grow in popularity.

Year    Unique      Visits     Pages        Hits          MBytes

New Zealand: Women left holding the baby

Dr. Sarah Alexander - ChildForum NZ
Women today can do any job, so why do we still see large numbers of women workers in childcare kindergarten and other early childhood services?

Answers to this question usually go along the lines of: "it's a job that women are best suited to" and "what man would want to work with children anyway?"
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