Friday, December 04, 2009

Rosie the Riveter High School

Rose the Riveter High School is a reminder of how very far we have to go:

The Long Beach charter school was created in 2007 to help prepare teenage girls for careers as welders, plumbers, carpenters, electricians and other trades. Today, its 50-member student body includes girls and boys, but its organizers still attempt to break down barriers for women seeking careers in what largely remains a man's world.