Research backgrounds – DC Writers Way Thu, 02 Dec 2021 12:44:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Research backgrounds – DC Writers Way 32 32 Men may be absent from campus, but don’t assume women aren’t wrestling too Thu, 02 Dec 2021 11:00:00 +0000

This fall, I heard a question I had never encountered before in my work helping low-income women to graduate from college: “Is this job still necessary?” “

The question was raised in response to alarming reports of falling college enrollment rates among men during the pandemic, including a viral Wall Street Journal hasitem with a striking statistic: 19% more women than men were enrolled in university by the end of the 2020-21 academic year.

At the end of October, the National Student Clearinghouse reported whereas enrollment in the men’s college has continued to decline this school year; it has now fallen 9.3% in total since fall 2019, compared to a drop of 5.3% for women.