The authors of a new study suggest that science and technology professors should “equalize average grades across classes” in order to draw more women into those fields of study...
Notably, the authors determined that women in the sample data, though possessing higher grades overall than the men, were underrepresented in STEM classes. Their contention? That “harsher grading policies in STEM courses disproportionately affect women,” according to the study itself.
Friday, December 20, 2019
The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations
The Camile Paglia feminist in me asks, Isn’t this just an admission that women can’t cut it in STEM fields? Isn’t this the most anti-feminist suggestion there is?