TITLE

Scholars Debate Effectiveness of Single-Sex Classes

AUTHOR(S)
Cooper, Kenneth J.
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;11/30/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 21, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the debate over the implementation of rules that give public schools in the U.S. the flexibility to establish single-sex schools and classes. The idea of establishing single-sex classes originated from Leah Hasty, a former public elementary school principal in Baltimore, Maryland. Provisions of the rules governing single-sex education are mentioned.
ACCESSION #
23339539

 

Related Articles

  • New U.S. Rules Boost Single-Sex Schooling. Davis, Michelle R. // Education Week;11/1/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p5 

    The article focuses on the issue of single-sex schooling in the United States. The U.S. Department of Education has issued regulations stating that it is legal to separate students by gender. The regulations are based on Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, which prohibit sex...

  • Learning Apart.  // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;11/27/2006, Vol. 69 Issue 9, p3 

    The article reports on the announcement of the U.S. Department of Education that public school districts can now create all-boys or all-girls classes and schools. A 1972 law generally prohibits the separation of boys and girls in public schools and classes, except for things like physical...

  • Single-Sex Classes. ZIRKEL, PERRY A. // Principal;Nov/Dec2016, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p62 

    The article discusses the legal aspects of single-sex classes, schools, or charters in the U.S. Several court cases which dealt with the equal protection clause of Tide IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 are discussed, including the Doe v. Vermilion Parish School Board, A.N.A. v....

  • Are all-girls schools best? Lamb, Lynette // New Moon Network;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1 

    Focuses on the controversy over single-gender education and provides information on the advantages and disadvantages of all-girl schools.

  • Single-Sex Education: New Perspectives and Evidence on a Continuing Controversy. Bigler, Rebecca; Signorella, Margaret // Sex Roles;Nov2011, Vol. 65 Issue 9-10, p659 

    The number of single-sex schools in the United States has climbed steadily in recent years, despite a lack of consensus that such schools lead to academic or psychological outcomes superior to those of coeducational schools. In this introduction to the first part of a special issue on the topic,...

  • Iran: Women medical students protest sex-segregation.  // Off Our Backs;Feb2000, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p3 

    Reports on the protests made by women medical students at the Fatemieh Medical School in Iran against the school's poor education due to sex segregation. Background on Fatemieh school.

  • Should Boys and Girls Be Taught Separately?  // Junior Scholastic;11/5/2012, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p15 

    The article offers views from several professionals and students on single-sex schools in the U.S. including college professor Abigail James, lawyer Sarah Rogers, and eighth-grader Emma Woodruff.

  • Survey: Students, Parents Value Single-Sex Classes.  // Education Week;12/8/2010, Vol. 30 Issue 14, p4 

    The article discusses the results of a study on single-sex classes in South Carolina public schools.

  • Legal Issues Surrounding Single-Sex Schools in the U.S.: Trends, Court Cases, and Conflicting Laws. Brown, Christia // Sex Roles;Oct2013, Vol. 69 Issue 7-8, p356 

    The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, followed by the 2006 U.S. Department of Education regulations, represented a drastic change in American public policy by allowing for sex segregation in public schools-as long as it is voluntary, students are provided a substantially equal co-educational...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics