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Latest Single-sex education Stories

2014-02-04 11:51:19

As many American public school districts adopt single-sex classrooms and even entire schools, a new study finds scant evidence that they offer educational or social benefits.

2011-08-18 17:07:32

There is no scientific basis for teaching boys and girls separately.

2009-06-09 00:57:50

Both boys and girls have learning issues, but those affecting boys in school are more serious and have been neglected, a U.S.

2008-08-28 06:00:58

By James Haug By JAMES HAUG REVIEW-JOURNAL A 10-year-old boy probably would be uncomfortable walking into a fourth-grade classroom decorated with Tinker Bell cutouts. He also probably wouldn't want to be surrounded by girls in pink backpacks.

2008-08-20 06:00:58

By Lise Eliot A s summer vacation draws to a close, a growing number of children will be entering public schools without their opposite-sex peers.

2008-07-18 09:01:02

By Linnea Brown, Hernando Today, Brooksville, Fla. Jul. 18--UPDATED: SPRING HILL -- The verdict is in: Hernando County's first foray into single-gender education reform is working.

2008-06-17 15:01:05

By DUDDING, Adam Is the torrent of new books on the differences between male and female brains simply sexism in disguise? Adam Dudding reports.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.