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Can grade-skipping close the STEM gender gap?

from The Atlantic

Jane Charlton never intended to skip high school. "I was planning on just skipping ninth grade," says the renowned astrophysicist, who spent her summers taking calculus classes at Carnegie Mellon University. "But when the school year was about to start, the teachers went on strike and my math professor said, 'Why don't you just start here?'" Three years later, Charlton received her bachelor's degree in chemistry and physics. She headed for the University of Chicago, where she earned her master's at 19, and her Ph.D. at 22. By the time Charlton had her first child, in her late 20s, she was a tenured professor at Pennsylvania State University, where she maps the universe and charts the history of evolving galaxies. more


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