Improved gender equality in education lacks translation to female leadership

In looking at several high paying professions—superintendents, CEOs and politicians—the gender disparity between men and women is still striking, according to the Harvard Gazette.

While women make up over 75 percent of teachers from kindergarten through 12th grade, they only consistute a quarter of superintendents. In addition, the Harvard Gazette continues that women still comprise solely 4 percent of CEOs in Fortune 500 companies and account for a mere 19 percent of Congress, according to the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers.

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