High school students say single-sex schools are an academic plus

Longley, Jennifer
July 1997
Christian Science Monitor;7/7/97, Vol. 89 Issue 154, p13
Discusses single-sex schools in the United States. The growing number of preparatory schools which are opting for single-sex status in the late 1990s; Segregated classrooms; Why some feel single sex schools are necessary; The belief that girls are shortchanged in coeducational settings; The benefits of single-sex schools according to both students and teachers.


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