College Women Still Face Many Obstacles in Reaching Their Full Potential

A headline on the front page of The New York Times last year read, "At Colleges, Women Are Leaving Men in the Dust." The article described growing gender gaps in college enrollment and academic performance and raised questions about what, if anything, should be done about "the new gender divide." Many people reacted strongly to the piece, with some applauding the academic successes of women and others lamenting the seemingly dismal future facing today's young men.

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