Single-Sex Public Education

December 2007
State Legislatures;Dec2007, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p12
This article deals with the re-emergence of the single-sex education trend in the U.S. Some see single-sex education as one solution to closing the achievement gap of minority students. Supporters point to studies that demonstrate learning differences between girls and boys. Opponents call single-sex education sex-segregated education and argue that many of the studies are confusing, that the outcomes are inflated, and the research is based on children from foreign countries or private schools.


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