Image of apple; K-12 Education
Feb. 28, 2023

Collection: K-12 Education

Author: Miguel A. Soriano Ralston, Lana Kojoian, Caitlin J. Saladino, William E. Brown, Jr.

Abstract: This fact sheet examines data from the Brookings Institution publication “Boys Left Behind: Education Gender Gaps Across the U.S.” authored by Brookings Senior Fellow Richard V. Reeves and Research Analyst Ember Smith. The original report includes data on gender gaps in college degree attainment, high school graduation rates, and test scores throughout the U.S. This fact sheet highlights the percentage of women and men with college degrees, percentage of women and men graduating on time, Math and English test score gender gaps, and rankings of education gender gaps in the Mountain West states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah.

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