February 25, 2013
High Debt Loads May Deter Men From Graduating, Research Finds
For decades, educators and policy makers have sought explanations for why more men than women drop out of college. An article published this month in the journal Gender & Society offers a new theory: Men are more averse than are women to student-loan debt, and may be swayed by their perceived ability to make a decent living without a college degree.
Women, however, face an immediate