TITLE

SUBTRACTING SEXISM FROM THE CLASSROOM: LAW AND POLICY IN THE DEBATE OVER ALL-FEMALE MATH AND SCIENCE CLASSES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

AUTHOR(S)
Ramsey, Carolyn B.
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Texas Journal of Women & the Law;Fall98, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Talks about the debate over the legality of single-sex math and science classes in U.S. public schools, as of 1998. Theoretical perspectives on the debate; Experiments with all-female math and science classes which do not violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment; Potential challengers to all-female math and science classes; Problems faced by schools regarding legitimate compensatory purpose and illegitimate role-typing.
ACCESSION #
6936652

 

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