Study Cites Flaws in Single-Sex Public Schools

Viadero, Debra
May 2001
Education Week;05/30/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 38, p9
Reports the failure of the study on single-gender public schools in California. Effects of gender segregation in schools; Statement of Amanda Datnow, an assistant professor of educational administration at the University of Toronto's Ontario Institute for Studies in Education regarding stereotypes in single-gender schools.


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