Separate Boys and Girls?

Berman, Sophia; Manor, Ofir
April 2006
Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;4/17/2006, Vol. 74 Issue 22, p7
The article presents the views of children on single-sex classrooms. Sophia Berman of New York, says boys and girls together can be distracting. On the other hand, Ofir Manor of Colorado claims boys and girls have their special talents and they both contribute to the classroom.


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