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- Accept girls at all-male schools? MacNair, Jennifer // Junior Scholastic;01/10/97, Vol. 99 Issue 10, p11
Presents an exercise to help high school students make decisions as US Supreme Court justices, on the issue of accepting girls into exclusive schools for men such as the military school. Constitutional provisions related to the issue; Arguments for and against it.
- Insidious Oppression: All-Girls Education without Feminist Vision. Young, Angie // Off Our Backs;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 33 Issue 9/10, p26
Recounts the author's experience at an all-girls' school that turned out to be a conservative, traditional, and elitist academy, instead of the progressive institution that it touted itself to be. Initial difficulties encountered at the school; School's lack of a feminist vision; Factors that...
- Afghanistan: education for girls. // Off Our Backs;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 33 Issue 11/12, p5
Reports on the burning of schools for girls in Kabul, Afghanistan. Reason behind the burning; Reaction of the girls' parents to the incident; Status of education for girls in the country.
- Comparisons of Selected Student and Teacher Variables in
All-Girls and Coeducational Physical Education Environments. Derry, Julie A.; Phillips, D. Allen // Physical Educator;Late Winter2004, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p23
The purpose of this study was to investigate selected student and teacher variables and compare the differences between these variables for female students and female teachers in coeducation and single-sex physical education classes. Eighteen female teachers and intact classes were selected; 9...
- CHAPTER I: Origins of the Feminist Struggle in Puerto Rico. Valle-Ferrer, Norma // Luisa Capetillo, Pioneer Puerto Rican Feminist;2006, p9
Chapter 1 of the book "Luisa Capetillo: Pioneer Puerto Rican Feminist" is presented. It focuses on the origins of the feminist struggle in Puerto Rico. It discusses the status of the education of Puerto Rican women prior to the 19th century. It notes that schools for females were at a...
- Separate Boys and Girls? Survor, Marcus; Arzate, Egna // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;10/22/2007, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p7
The article presents two views on whether boys and girls should be educated in separate classrooms in public schools. Marcus Suruor of California states that boys and girls should be educated in different classrooms because sometimes they distract each other when they are together. Egna Arzate...
- Three cheers for a school of their own. McGuire, Patricia // U.S. Catholic;Sep2003, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p24
Focuses on the educational success of single-sex institutions in the U.S. Benefits obtained from school for women; Primary goal of women's schools; Criticisms on single-sex education.
- Mixed-sex schooling dampens girls' ambitions, claims head. // Education (14637073);11/20/2009, Issue 374, p4
The article reports that mixed-sex schooling can limit girls' ambitions in school as well as their progress in male-dominated professions, warned Elizabeth Allen, head of Newstead Wood School in Orpington, Kent, England. Allen told the Girls' School Association annual conference in Harrogate,...
- Single-Sex School Girls Outperform Girls Attending a Co-Educative School in Mental Rotation Accuracy. Titze, Corinna; Jansen, Petra; Heil, Martin // Sex Roles;Nov2011, Vol. 65 Issue 9/10, p704
Do girls attending a single-sex school outperform their same-sex counterparts attending co-educative schools when solving a mental rotation task known to produce substantial gender differences favoring males? In total, 252 German pupils (126 8th/12th graders each) attending single-sex (84 girls)...