The Washington Post's Valerie Strauss writes about the need for more males to enter the teaching profession. A 2008 National Education Association study showed the number of male teachers was at its lowest point in four decades. Strauss highlights the blog post of award-winning teacher Ronald Maggiano, who argues that the Obama administration should make the issue a priority. "Kids today, both boys and girls, deserve to have the same opportunity to learn from strong, dedicated men that I did," he writes.

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