TITLE

Calif. opens single-sex academies

AUTHOR(S)
Reinhard, Beth
PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Education Week;09/10/97, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the initiative launched by California concerning the opening of single-gender middle schools. Legal experts' doubts on the system's ability to survive court challenges; Prior discrimination complaints filed against schools founded to educate boys or girls exclusively.
ACCESSION #
9709235536

 

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