TITLE

Single-Sex Education

AUTHOR(S)
Whitmire, Richard
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Education Week;3/3/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 23, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A blog is presented in which the author criticizes the arguments that feminists use against the efficacy of single-sex education in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
49241988

 

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