Girls and Boys

November 2008
Connect Magazine;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p20
The article focuses on the issue of sex separated classes. In 1972, the federal government passed Title IX which barred the discrimination of students in public schools on the basis of sex, in both academics and athlethics. Thirty years later, the No Child Left Behind law suggested single-gender classes as an innovation to elevate achievements in failing schools. It says a 2005 U.S. Department of Education study researching the effects proved inconclusive.


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