Separate Boys and Girls?

November 2006
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;11/27/2006, Vol. 69 Issue 9, p7
The article reports on the views of educators about the decision of the U.S. Department of Education to relax the rules for creating all-boys and all-girls schools and classes. Some educators think kids learn better in classes that include only boys or girls. Cassia O'Toole of New York said that boys and girls should be separated so they can concentrate on their work. Christopher Galvao of Massachusetts said that girls and boys should not be separated so that friendships can be formed.


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