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High School Students Get a Lesson in Gender Disparity

When the U.S. Congress makes laws, men overwhelmingly drive the decisions since they make up 80 percent of Congress. Find out what happened when a high school history teacher gives students a first-hand look at the impact of gender disparity in policymaking by creating a mock class congress with 80 percent girls and 20 percent boys to vote on new school policies.»  Link to the original article