Iran: Women medical students protest sex-segregation
- 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,...
- 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.
- Single-Sex Classrooms? // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;10/22/2007, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p7
The article presents a debate on whether boys and girls should be in separate classrooms in public schools. One reader claims that boys and girls should be educated in different classrooms because sometimes they distract each other when they are together. Another reader says that boys and girls...
- In a Class By Themselves. // Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/22/2004, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p2
Focuses on single-sex schools. Number of public schools in the U.S. that offer single-sex classes; Rating given by both critics and advocates to single-sex schools; Response of Pam Horton, principal of Warrior School in Alabama, to single-sex schools.
- 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...
- LEARNING DIFFERENCES: SEX-ROLE STEREOTYPING IN SINGLE-SEX PUBLIC EDUCATION. WILLIAMS, JULIET A. // Harvard Journal of Law & Gender;Summer2010, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p555
The article reveals how a movement for single-sex public education is gaining ground in the U.S. based on the paradigm that there are pedagogical differences in teaching men and women based on their biological sex differences. It explains how the movement had gained opponents who sought recourse...
- Separate But Effective? HOLTHOUSE, DAVID // Teaching Tolerance;Spring2010, Issue 37, p25
The article discusses the Single Sex Public Education (SSPE) movement. SSPE is based on the hypothesis that differences in the ways male and female brains develop require classrooms where boys and girls are not only separated by gender but are taught using very different methods. Dr. Leonard...