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Addressing the Male Teacher Deficit

With women outnumbering men 9-to-1 in elementary education programs, the lack of male teachers in schools has become a perplexing issue for America’s education advocates.

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With women outnumbering men 9-to-1 in elementary education programs, the lack of male teachers in schools has become a perplexing issue for America’s education advocates. Some researchers maintain that more resources should be devoted to recruiting men into an overwhelmingly female profession, while others claim that improving pay and working conditions for all teachers would be more likely to attract male educators. (The New York Times)

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