Re: CA Found The Answer?

David A. Young (
Tue, 7 May 1996 13:52:22 -0400

I was talking about the stuff past required, so the top mathematics
classes in High School, or even things like MathCounts, and then on to
selected majors. Thanks for the contacts.
On Mon, 6 May 1996

> Re: females taking math in CA. First David, it seems you're talking about
> two different things. What age-level student were YOU talking about? If you
> were talking about how many girls take elective courses in math in high
> school, the CA state Dept of Education can give you info on that. I don't
> know who the sex equity person is in that agency anymore, but here's a sex
> equity committee member for LA Unified: Donna Cassyd,
> She may know the data or who to contact.
> If you were talking about PhDs in math, you can contact the Dept of Ed for
> that also, or check with Marcia Linn at UC-Berkeley (I seem to have lost her
> e-mail address). She does lots of gender issues and math ed. BTW, I guess I
> wouldn't be surprised if more women than men were sticking it out to the end
> of a doctoral program; they are in other fields. But in math, that would
> seem to be fairly recent. Good luck. Melissa Keyes

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