TITLE

Federal Study Examining Single-Sex Public Schools

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Michelle R.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Education Week;3/24/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 28, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
What is believed to be the first comprehensive study of public single-sex schools in the United States is under way, with a mission from the Department of Education to determine whether all-boys or all-girls education can help improve learning. The department has said it is not advocating single-sex education for students, but says it is an additional option for school districts and parents. In past years, Title IX and subsequent court rulings have all but banned most single-gender education in public schools, except in physical and sex education classes.
ACCESSION #
12835789

 

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